Referential Communication Tasks - Second Language Acquisition Research Series (Hardback)George Yule (author)
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This volume comprehensively documents and describes the veritable explosion of task-based research in language acquisition. In a succinct, yet easily accessible fashion, it presents the origins, principles, and key distinctions of referential communication research in first and second language studies, complete with exhaustive analyses and illustrations of different types of materials. The author also describes and evaluates different choices for using or modifying these materials, provides analytic frameworks for focusing on various aspects of the data elicited by these tasks, and includes an extensive bibliography plus an appendix showing original task materials.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 136
Weight: 363 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 15 mm