Second Language Task Complexity

Second Language Task Complexity

Researching the Cognition Hypothesis of Language Learning and Performance

eBook - 2011
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Understanding how task complexity affects second language learning, interaction and spoken and written performance is essential to informed decisions about task design and sequencing in TBLT programs. The chapters in this volume all examine evidence for claims of the Cognition Hypothesis that complex tasks should promote greater accuracy and complexity of speech and writing, as well as more interaction, and learning of information provided in the input to task performance, than simpler tasks. Implications are drawn concerning the basic pedagogic claim of the Cognition Hypothesis, that tasks sh.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., Ă2011
ISBN: 9781283280563
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9027207208
9789027207203
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9789027207197
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 345 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Robinson, Peter

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