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Output Hypothesis: Its History and Its Future

@article{Merrill2008OutputHI,
  title={Output Hypothesis: Its History and Its Future},
  author={Merrill and Swain and Yang and Luxin},
  journal={Foreign language teaching and research},
  year={2008},
  pages={45-50}
}
  • MerrillSwain Luxin
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Foreign language teaching and research
In this interview, Professor Swain discussed the history and future of the Output Hypothesis. First, she explained the context in which she proposed the Output Hypothesis in 1985. Then she stated that the Output Hypothesis proposes producing language (speaking or writing) as a part of the process of second/foreign language learning resulting from four functions of output processing. Next, she suggested that the Output Hypothesis is enriched by taking into consideration the perspective of… 

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