Instruction and L2 acquisition. Chapter 9 Ellis 2003, pp. 79 - 88. Here we are: Sekar Katon W (2201410125) Ryan Rahman H (2201410146) Mulyoko (2201410151). Introduction.
Ellis 2003, pp. 79 - 88
One of the goal of SLA is to improve language teaching. To this end some researchers have studied what impact teaching has on L2 learning.
In this chapter we will consider three branches of this research. They are:
What does form-focused instruction?
Language pedagogy has emphasized the need to provide learners with real communicative experiences. And it is all about Communicative Language Teaching.
One way to investigate whether formal instruction has any effect on interlanguage is to compare the development of untutored and tutored learners.
Another way of testing the effectiveness of using form-based instruction is by designing instructional experiments to see if teaching a particular structure results in its acquisition
There are some possibilities related to this issue:
Concerns the distinction between:
b. Production based
the existence of specific linguistic features in the target language.