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A longitudinal observation of technology-mediated feedback for L2 learners of German

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Abstract

This article provides a longitudinal study of L2 learners of German who used a computer-assisted language learning (CALL) system that formed part of their regular classroom instruction. The 42 learners were enrolled in four consecutive university language courses at a beginner and intermediate level. The study compares two different feedback types, metalinguistic feedback and repetition, which were provided for the same exercise type over the course of four semesters. The exercise type required learners to build sentences from a set of predefined, uninflected words. While the grammatical focus of the exercises changed over time, many of the same grammatical constructions were present in all four courses. The study discusses the changes in learner performance and error correction behavior as students became more proficient in their knowledge of the L2 grammar and were exposed to the technology-mediated feedback that remained consistent throughout system use over the four language courses.

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Keywords: German; computer-assisted language learning; feedback; grammar instruction

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: November 1, 2019

This article was made available online on August 5, 2019 as a Fast Track article with title: "A longitudinal observation of technology-mediated feedback for L2 learners of German".

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