The role of individual and social variables in oral task performance

  title={The role of individual and social variables in oral task performance},
  author={Zolt{\'a}n D{\"o}rnyei and Judit Kormos},
This paper reports on a data-based study in which we explored – as part of a larger-scale British–Hungarian research project – the effects of a number of affective and social variables on foreign language (L2) learners’ engagement in oral argumentative tasks. The assumption underlying the investigation was that students’ verbal behaviour in oral task situations is partly determined by a number of non-linguistic and non-cognitive factors whose examination may constitute a potentially fruitful… CONTINUE READING
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