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LINGUIST List 24.5161

Fri Dec 13 2013

Books: The Effectiveness of Corrective Feedback and the Role of Individual Differences in Language Learning: Mifka Profozic

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 13-Dec-2013
From: Laura Bally <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: The Effectiveness of Corrective Feedback and the Role of Individual Differences in Language Learning: Mifka Profozic
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Title: The Effectiveness of Corrective Feedback and the Role of
Individual Differences in Language Learning
Subtitle: A Classroom Study
Published: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?262598

Author: Nadia Mifka Profozic
Hardback: ISBN: 9783631625989 Pages: 192 Price: U.S. $ 58.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9783631625989 Pages: 192 Price: U.K. £ 36.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783631625989 Pages: 192 Price: Europe EURO 44.80
Abstract:

As an issue of controversy, corrective or negative feedback has been a much debated and investigated topic in theory and research on second-language acquisition. This book contributes to the ongoing discussion by reporting on a classroom study which examined the effects of two corrective feedback types – recasts and clarification requests – on the acquisition of the French verb forms passé composé and imparfait. The study also looked at the role of individual differences in analytic ability, working memory and anxiety in predicting the learning gains. This research makes an original contribution by investigating the types of corrective feedback that have not previously been compared for French verb forms, by targeting high school learners, by eliciting both oral and written language production and by including tests of three factors of individual differences.


Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): French (fra)

Written In: English (eng)

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