Key Terms for Language Teachers - A Pocket Guide - Alessandro Benati

Key Terms for Language Teachers - A Pocket Guide - Alessandro Benati

Corrective Feedback

Key Terms for Language Teachers - A Pocket Guide - Alessandro Benati

Alessandro Benati [+-]
The University of Hong Kong
Alessandro Benati is Director of CAES at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He is known for his work in second language acquisition and second language teaching. He has published ground-breaking research on the pedagogical framework called processing instruction. He is a member of the REF Panel 2021 and Honorary Professor at the University of York SJ.

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The main question is not whether or not language instructors should correct errors, but how corrective feedback should be provided. Corrective feedback might play a facilitative role in language learning if learner’s attention can be drawn on the properties of the language in the through exposure to input. A key objective in corrective feedback is that it should generate the possibility for L2 learners to self-repair and some form of uptake.

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Benati, Alessandro. Corrective Feedback. Key Terms for Language Teachers - A Pocket Guide. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 29-37 Feb 2022. ISBN 9781781798812. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=38033. Date accessed: 24 Jan 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.38033. Feb 2022

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