The Effects of Deductive and Inductive Instruction on the Acquisition of Direct Object Pronouns in French as a Second Language

  title={The Effects of Deductive and Inductive Instruction on the Acquisition of Direct Object Pronouns in French as a Second Language},
  author={ROSEMARY ERLAM},
  • Published 2003
This article presents results from a recent study that isolated grammar instruction that is deductive (i.e., involving rule presentation and metalinguistic information) as a variable and contrasted it with an instructional treatment that is inductive (i.e., focusing on form with no explicit grammar instruction). The effectiveness of these two types of instruction was compared on measures of both comprehension and production. The study also investigated the interaction between type of… CONTINUE READING
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