THE ROLE OF FORMAL AND INFORMAL ENVIRONMENTS IN SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING: A PILOT STUDY

@inproceedings{Krashen1976THERO,
  title={THE ROLE OF FORMAL AND INFORMAL ENVIRONMENTS IN SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING: A PILOT STUDY},
  author={Stephen D. Krashen and Herbert W. Seliger},
  year={1976}
}
This study examines the relationship among the variables of practice, instruction, and performance of adult learners of English as a second language in the United States. All learners were at the intermediate and advanced levels and were administered a questionnaire to determine the amount of English use outside the classroom, number of years of formal English instruction, and time spent in an English speaking environment. Analysis of the data showed that student performance, as measured by… CONTINUE READING

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