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Code-Cognition Approaches to Language Learning [microform] / Weber D. Donaldson, Jr
Bib ID 5517925
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Donaldson, Weber D., Jr
 
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1970 
11 p. 
Summary

On the basis of evidence from general linguistic theory and psycholinguistic research, it is argued that the working hypotheses of the audiolingual habit theory are inconsistent with studies of human verbal learning tasks, and that transformation grammarians have shown convincingly that structuralist views of language are too narrow in scope. It is further argued that audiolingual precepts are intrinsically unsound and that modifying present approaches and techniques is not a viable solution. The cognitive code theory of language learning is seen as representing a truer picture of language and language acquisition. It is proposed that the cognitive code theory should be central to any method of foreign language instruction. Basic assertions underlying cognitive code theory are outlined, and the implications of their application to language teaching are examined. (MSE)

Notes

ERIC Note: In: Dimension: Languages 70. Code-Cognition Approaches to Language Learning. Proceedings of the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (1970).

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Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Audiolingual Methods.  |  Instructional Effectiveness.  |  Learning Processes.  |  Learning Theories.  |  Linguistic Theory.  |  Second Language Instruction.  |  Second Language Learning.  |  Teaching Methods.  |  Transformational Generative Grammar.  |  Cognitive Code Learning Theory
Form/genre Reports, Evaluative.  |  Opinion Papers.  |  Speeches/Meeting Papers.
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