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The differential effects of teacher code-switching on the vocabulary acquisition of adult and young EFL learners: a study in the Korean context

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In Second Language Acquisition (SLA)literature there has been a considerable theoretical debate over the issue of teachers’ use of the students’ first language, a phenomenon sometimes referred to as ‘code-switching’. Yet to date there has been little study of the effect of teachers’ use of code-switching (CS) on the second language learning itself. Therefore the aim of this research was to study the effect of teachers’ CS on the learning of English word meanings by two age groups – 19- and 12...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
Applied Linguistics
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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SSD
Department:
Education
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Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2010-11-25

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