Abstract

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.

Degree

MA

College and Department

Humanities; Linguistics and English Language

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Date Submitted

2006-03-20

Document Type

Selected Project

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etd1235

Keywords

speech acts, computer-based, TALL

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Linguistics Commons

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