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.
College and Department
Humanities; Linguistics and English Language
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Dorlando, Laura Morales, "A Computer-Based Course to Teach Speech Acts: Prototype for the Technology Assisted Language Learning Program" (2006). Theses and Dissertations. 1051.
speech acts, computer-based, TALL