• Computer Science
  • Published 1993

"So What Are You Talking About?": The Importance of Student Questions in the ESL Classroom.

@inproceedings{Skilton1993SoWA,
  title={"So What Are You Talking About?": The Importance of Student Questions in the ESL Classroom.},
  author={Ellen E. Skilton and Thomas George Meyer},
  year={1993}
}
Although recent classroom research on second language acquisition has begun to focus on student discourse, there are still few studies which examine student questions and their influfmce in the classroom. Based on multiple observations of four classrooms in an intensive English program, the researchers investigate [he factors that work together to shape question/response behavior among adult English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) learners. The coding and analysis of question types shows that in… CONTINUE READING

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