In this episode we look at input and output. These two simple words can appear simple, but there is a lot to explore when it comes to what they actually look like in the classroom. This is the fourth of 5 episodes dedicated to the book Common Ground: Second Language Acquisition Theory Goes to the Classroom by Florencia Henshaw and Maris Hawkins. In two weeks you will hear the final episode of the series that will be a conversation with the authors. For now, we’ll spend some time with input and output guided by Henshaw and Hawkins in Common Ground..so, let’s jump in.
Topics in the episode:
- Recap of Guiding Principles: Acquisition and Communication
- The Role of Input
- What effective input is and is not
- Comprehensible Input and Krashen’s Monitor Model
- Authentic Resources
- The Role of Output
- Swain’s Output Hypothesis
- Input or Output? What builds the linguistic system?
- Making the discussion interactive on Twitter with Joshua (@wlcalssoom), Florencia Henshaw (@Prof_F_Henshaw) and Maris Hawkins (@Marishawkins).
Other Podcast episodes referenced in this episode:
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