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A Computer-Based Course to Teach Speech Acts: Prototype for the Technology Assisted Language Learning Program A Computer-Based Course to Teach Speech Acts: Prototype for the Technology Assisted Language Learning Program

by D'Orlando, Laura Morales

Abstract (Summary)
The following report discusses the design and formative evaluation of a prototype for a computer-based course to teach speech acts as part of the Technology Assisted Language Learning (TALL) program. The report includes a literature review on speech acts and current methods and strategies for language teaching and instructional design. Next, there is a description of the lessons and the design process, as well as a summary of the formative evaluation. Following is the prototype of the lesson on apologies. The report concludes with a discussion of the project?s limitations and suggestions for future research.
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School:Brigham Young University

School Location:USA - Utah

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:speech acts computer based tall

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Date of Publication:12/27/2005

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