Audio-Lectal Practice and Fluency Acquisition

@article{Hieke1981AudioLectalPA,
  title={Audio-Lectal Practice and Fluency Acquisition},
  author={A. E. Hieke},
  journal={Foreign Language Annals},
  year={1981},
  volume={14},
  pages={189-194}
}
  • A. E. Hieke
  • Published 1981
  • Computer Science
  • Foreign Language Annals
Conventional foreign language programs commonly fail to lead to fluency because their sequential (cue-and-response) approach provides insufficient access to the natural flow of language. A novel technique introduced here can offer systematic and controlled practice in connected discourse while emphasizing the oral discourse features of the target language: rhythm, tempo, and pausing, as well as the alternation of suprasegmental patterns and contours typical for connected speech. A simultaneous… Expand
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