Master of Education (Hons.)
Mickan, Peter, Classroom talk and second language learning, Master of Education (Hons.) thesis, , University of Wollongong, 1997. http://ro.uow.edu.au/theses/2363
The aim of this study is to describe and analyse oral classroom language use in order to identify opportunities for second language learning. The study poses the following questions: • What are typical patterns of classroom language use? • What opportunities does the use of the target language in classroom interaction provide for second language acquisition? • How can the analysis of classroom language use be exploited for the promotion of second language acquisition?