(authored with Dylan Vinales )
1.The attributes of effective aural and written input
In my posts I often point out how, in my view, for the input we give our beginner L2 learners in aural and written texts to truly enhance learning, it ought to satisfy the following criteria:
It has to be comprehensible – i.e. the learners should be able to access 95 % of it without resorting to the use of dictionaries or other resources.
it has to be highly patterned and repetitive – i.e. the text(s) ought to contain as many occurrences as possible of the target phonological, lexical and structural…
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