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

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

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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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• Input matters in second language acquisition as it plays an essential role • Input should be central to the classroom, not something added on • Input must be simplified, comprehensible, and level-appropriate • Input must be message-oriented • Instructors should use linguistics and non-linguistics means to make input comprehensible and meaningful • Input is both necessary and sufficient ingredient in second language acquisition

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Benati, Alessandro. Input. Key Terms for Language Teachers - A Pocket Guide. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 53-64 Feb 2022. ISBN 9781781798812. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=38036. Date accessed: 24 Jan 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.38036. Feb 2022

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