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Does practice make perfect? It all depends...

Jansen, Louise


This article distils key insights from second language acquisition research for practising language teachers who are not intimately familiar with the field. The focus is on practice by language learners and starts from the obvious assumption that teachers would readily agree that learners need to practise what they are taught in order to acquire it. However, it is less obvious why practice is important, what actually happens during practice, what aspects of language to practise, how best...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Conference paper
Source: Practices and Policies: Current Research in Languages and Cultures Education. Selected Proceedings of the Second National LCNAU Colloquium. Canberra, 3-5 July 2013
Access Rights: Open Access


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