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Query:   Recasts as Corrective Feedback
Author:  Yue Li
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Applied Linguistics

Summary:   Hi Everyone,

On May 18, I asked a question about recasts as a corrective feedback. Mr
Ron Sheen replied to me and gave me some useful suggestions. He said that
direct teaching is now receiving increasing attention, so the comparative
work must include a group receiving direct teaching method. He also sent me
a book on instructed SLA, including a chapter named ''Focus on Forms as a
means of improving accurate oral production''. All that helped me a lot.
Thanks very much.

Best regards,

Li Yue

LL Issue: 18.2004
Date Posted: 03-Jul-2007
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