Learner and Teacher Roles in the Treatment of Oral Error in Group Work

  title={Learner and Teacher Roles in the Treatment of Oral Error in Group Work},
  author={Anthony Bruton},
  • Anthony Bruton
  • Published 2006
However, the studies that have been made of ’approximative systems’ (Nemser 1971), ’idiosynchratic dialects’ (Corder 1967) and ’interlanguages’ (Selinker 1972) suffer from major limitations when applied to the classroom. First, as Bell (1974) observes, their analysis of a single learner’s interlanguage is both ’impossible and impracticable’ because of its transient nature, and furthermore because the teacher is rarely responsible for only one learner. Second, they implicitly emphasize the… CONTINUE READING

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