Designing, implementing and evaluating a project in tandem language learning via e-mail.
Little, D. and Ushioda, Ema. (1998) Designing, implementing and evaluating a project in tandem language learning via e-mail. ReCALL, Vol. 10 (No. 1). pp. 95-101. ISSN 0958-3440Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0958344000004304
Tandem language learning is based on a partnership between two people, each of whom is learning the other's language. Successful tandem partnerships observe the principle of reciprocity (“tandem learners support one another equally’) and the principle of learner autonomy (“tandem partners are responsible for their own learning”) (Little and Brammerts 1996: 1 Off.). This paper begins by exploring some of the theoretical implications of tandem language learning in general and tandem language learning via e-mail in particular. It then reports on the pilot phase of an e-mail tandem project involving Irish university students learning German and German university students learning English.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for Applied Linguistics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||ReCALL|
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 95-101|
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