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After reading in L&S, pp. 47-48 about Vygotsky, and Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development and Krashen’s I + 1: In-commensurable constructs, in-commensurable theories.
How might a Vygotskyan-based language teaching method be different from Krashen-based or communication-based methods? Add a question you have.
?Try to mention specific points in the texts that support your suggestions.
Sources: (Both attached)
1. Lightbown, P.M. & Spada, N. (2006). (3rd ed.) How languages are learned. New York: Oxford University Press. (L&S)
2. Dunn, W.E., and Lantolf, J. P. (1998). Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development and Krashen’s I + 1: Incommensurable constructs, incommensurable theories. Language Learning, 48(3), 411-442.
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