5 Major Constructs that constitute the input-output chain of an L2 ( …
5 Major Constructs that constitute the input-output chain of an L2
What learners will produce orally or in writing.
C. Restructuring - changing the structure in place, opting for a whole new hypothesis
B. Structuring - refers to how the L2 is framed in the mind of the learner
A. Inferencing : inteligence guesses regarding the L2
Learner External Factors
Learner Internal Factors
- language policy, language planning and language opportunities
- language learning environment -home, neighbourhood, classroom and society.
- ability to consider the language as an object of inquiry
- ability in native language
- Attitudes and Motivation
- coping strategies to help language learning
- what learners know and do to regulate their learning
- Learners involvement of communicative activities
- what is said vs. what is meant. Ex: Drop in anytime
- Age and Anxiety
Author believes this model is flawed because it does not differentiate input from intake.
Process view understands that not everything a language learner 'input' will 'intake'
3 ways to get or seek input
Non simplified input
Conditions: It must be made available or it must be accessible (at the correct level of the learner)
Input is what the learner is exposed to of the L2