DOI: https://doi.org/10.9744/kata.9.1.1-18

THE EFFECT OF TEACHER TALK IN EFL CLASSROOMS: THE NONUSE OR USE OF LEARNERS' L1 BY AN INSTRUCTOR

Chiyo Myojin

Abstract


This study examines the effect of the variation of teacher talk on EFL learners' performance, especially the one related to listening comprehension skills, by chronologically observing a Japanese first language (L1) instructor's classrooms at a university.

Keywords


teacher talk, first language, EFL classrooms, listening comprehension skills, utterances, functions

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.9744/kata.9.1.1-18



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