Does interleaved practice enhance foreign language learning? The effects of training schedule on Spanish verb conjugation skills.

  title={Does interleaved practice enhance foreign language learning? The effects of training schedule on Spanish verb conjugation skills.},
  author={Steven C Pan and Jahan Tajran and Jarrett Lovelett and Jessica Osuna and Timothy C. Rickard},
  journal={Journal of Educational Psychology},
Do the cognitive benefits of interleaving—the method of alternating between two or more skills or concepts during training—extend to foreign language learning? In four experiments, we investigated the efficacy of interleaved versus conventional blocked practice for teaching adult learners to conjugate Spanish verbs in the preterite and imperfect past tenses. In the first two experiments, training occurred during a single session and interleaving between tenses began during the presentation of… Expand

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