Engaging Language Learners through CALL - From Theory and Research to Informed Practice - Nike Arnold

Engaging Language Learners through CALL - From Theory and Research to Informed Practice - Nike Arnold

Interpersonal Communication in Intracultural CMC

Engaging Language Learners through CALL - From Theory and Research to Informed Practice - Nike Arnold

Zsuzsanna Abrams [+-]
University of California Santa Cruz
Zsuzsanna Abrams is a Professor at the University of California Santa Cruz. Her research focuses on computer-mediated communication, second language development and language pedagogy, with a particular interest in helping learners develop the ability to use the L2 in real-world communicative situations.

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This chapter discusses the role of CMC among L2 learners in facilitating communicative competence through meaningful practice, with the goal of developing literacy skills for authentic communication in real-world L2 contexts. Pedagogical guidelines are provided for task-design, implementation and assessment; challenges, solutions and suggestions for future research are also addressed.

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Abrams, Zsuzsanna. Interpersonal Communication in Intracultural CMC. Engaging Language Learners through CALL - From Theory and Research to Informed Practice. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 267-308 Feb 2019. ISBN 9781781798287. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=36948. Date accessed: 24 Jun 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.36948. Feb 2019

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