Difference between revisions of "Comprehensible output hypothesis"

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It has been criticised, notably by Krashen <ref>http://www.sdkrashen.com/content/articles/comprehensible_output.pdf</ref>
 
It has been criticised, notably by Krashen <ref>http://www.sdkrashen.com/content/articles/comprehensible_output.pdf</ref>
  
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[[category:Hypotheses]]

Latest revision as of 15:50, 2 December 2019

The comprehensible output hypothesis, often simply the output hypothesis is a hypothesis which states that learning takes place when a learner encounters a gap in his or her linguistic knowledge of the second language [1]

There appears to be some discussion as to the semantics of the word output, which is confusing.

It has been criticised, notably by Krashen [2]

Wikipedia isn't great on this, as there should be separate articles on CO and COH, but they've been merged

References[edit]

  1. Swain, M. (1985) Communicative competence: Some roles of comprehensible input and comprehensible output in its development. In Gass, S. and Madden, C. (Eds.), Input in Second Language Acquisition, pp. 235-256. New York: Newbury House
  2. http://www.sdkrashen.com/content/articles/comprehensible_output.pdf