(Co-authored with Steve Smith and Dylan Vinales)
1. Target vs Model Language : a hair-splitting distinction of much consequence for input design
In 1997, on my MA TEFL at the Reading University’s Centre for Applied Language Studies (CALS) I was introduced by one of my lecturers to Michael Lewis’ book ‘The Lexical Approach’, possibly the most innovative and inspirational piece of Applied Linguistics literature I have ever read in the field – a book that I recommend wholeheartedly to every language teachers.
Very early in the book Michael Lewis discusses a dichotomy that for ever changed…
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