Kim McDonough

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Theoretical claims about the benefits of conversational interaction have been made by Gass (1997), Long (1996), Pica (1994), and others. The Interaction Hypothesis suggests that negotiated interaction can facilitate SLA and that one reason for this could be that, during interaction, learners may receive feedback on their utterances. An interesting issue,(More)
Metastatic breast cancer can have protean manifestations. Here we present a case of a woman with recurrent breast cancer who presented with acute dyspnea and evidence of right heart strain. Diagnoses of myocardial ischemia and of pulmonary embolus were ruled out and the patient ultimately succumbed to respiratory failure. At pathology she was found to have(More)
Interaction research that has investigated the relationship between language production and second language (L2) development has largely focused on learners’ immediate responses to interactional feedback. However, other speech production processes might help account for the beneficial relationship between interaction and L2 development. The current study(More)
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