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Unformatted text preview: -Teacher teach a lesson focused on FORM-Teachers can allow for grac/practice period for ELL students Disadvantages-Meaning and the importance of context clues could be minimized-complicated skill that needs a lot of attention-Potentially discouraging to students- students tend to misinterpret sentences Conclusion: Learner have limited processing capacity and cannot pay attention to forma and meaning at the same time. Give priority to meaning. The Competition Model Bates and MacWhinney Advantages: Effective Strategy for both L1 and L2 learning-Helps with language form, meaning and use-Uses social cues and context Disadvantages-Not consistent across language-Doesn’t translate directly Example: Teacher explain different language structure and word order. Emphasize cues and context...
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- Spring '09
- universal grammar, Van Patten, explicit grammatical instruction