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Learnability and Pedagogical Implication: An Acquisition-Based Evaluation of English Textbooks in China

Tang, Xiaofei


This study conducts an acquisition-based evaluation of four primary-school English textbook series used on a nationwide scale in mainland China. The evaluation aims to determine whether the sequencing of grammatical structures in the four textbook series is compatible with the L2 learning sequence stipulated in Processability Theory (PT) (Pienemann, 1998, 2005). L2 acquisition cannot occur without input, and textbooks serve as the primary form of input...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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