The Impact of Interaction on Comprehension

@inproceedings{Pica1987TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Interaction on Comprehension},
  author={Teresa Pica and Richard Young and Catherine J. Doughty},
  year={1987}
}
The study reported in this article compared the comprehension of 16 nonnative speakers (NNSs) of English on directions to a task presented by a native speaker (NS) under two input conditions: premodified input, in the form of a NS baseline lecturette modified by decreased complexity and increased quantity and redundancy, and interactionally modified input, consisting of the NS baseline lecturette without linguistic premodification, but with opportunities for interaction with the NS. It was… CONTINUE READING

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