An Empirical Study of the Role of Output in Promoting the Acquisition of Linguistic Forms

Zhaojuan Song

Abstract


This study examines the effectiveness of an output practice, i.e., Chinese-to-English translation, on promoting noticing and acquisition of a type of grammatical form, i.e., lexical phrases. It is confirmed that output is vital in facilitating learners’ noticing and acquisition of the targeted linguistic forms.


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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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