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Replication research in pedagogical approaches to spoken fluency and formulaic sequences: A call for replication of Wood (2009) and Boers, Eyckmans, Kappel, Stengers & Demecheleer (2006)

  • Haidee Thomson (a1), Frank Boers (a1) and Averil Coxhead (a1)

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The focus of this paper is replication research in pedagogical approaches to spoken fluency and formulaic sequences, and in particular, a call for replication of two often cited studies: Wood (2009) and Boers, Eyckmans, Kappel, Stengers & Demecheleer (2006). We begin by presenting a brief background to fluency and formulaic language, and pedagogical approaches to the development of these two aspects of learning in a second (L2) or foreign language. We then move on to our two original studies of pedagogical interventions in formulaic sequences and spoken fluency – Wood (2009) and Boers et al. (2006) – and suggest possible approaches to replication for both.

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