Bilingual negotiation via e-mail: an international project

Leahy, C., 2001. Bilingual negotiation via e-mail: an international project. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 14 (1), pp. 15-42. ISSN 0958-8221

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Abstract

This article examines selective results of an international e-mail project between 24 students studying law with German (in England) and English (in Germany).1 It refers to outcomes as manifested in the students' written reports and oral assessments, but concentrates on samples of bilingual negotiation between partners as expressed in their e-mails. The article focuses on the design of the project and the socio-cultural environment in which it is situated. Taking into account the relevant research in computer-mediated communication, the design of the project follows two primary objectives: the acquisition of (1) language and (2) content as part of a task-based e-mail exchange.

Item Type: Journal article
Alternative Title: Bilingual negotiation via email: an international project
Publication Title: Computer Assisted Language Learning
Creators: Leahy, C.
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor & Francis)
Place of Publication: Abingdon
Date: 2001
Volume: 14
Number: 1
ISSN: 0958-8221
Identifiers:
NumberType
10.1076/call.14.1.15.5783DOI
Divisions: Schools > School of Arts and Humanities
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 11:13
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2016 09:14
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/24601

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