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Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2016, Page: 80-88
Foreign Language Grammar Acquisition in the Context of the 21st Century
Yavor Yordanov Gueorguiev, Department of Arts, Languages and Literature, American University in Bulgaria, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain
Received: Jan. 22, 2016;       Accepted: Mar. 9, 2016;       Published: Mar. 23, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijll.20160402.16      View  4666      Downloads  153
Abstract
One of the main concerns of current foreign language methodology is the effective grammar acquisition and the actual need for it. On other hand, the constant progress of mobile technology and the attractiveness of social media provide great opportunities for ubiquitous learning, which can complement the regular class work and motivate learners to practice and master the grammar contents in a foreign language. This study investigates the impact of the communicative approach on the learning traditions of Eastern countries, and concludes on the key role of technology in facilitating the development of grammar competence. The study interviewed more than 100 university students from 22 countries from Eastern Europe and Asia. Data show clear preference for the explicit learning and support the proposal for a mobile Application dedicated to the explication of grammar rules and to the interactive practice of different grammar contents in community through social media.
Keywords
Explicit Learning, Grammar Acquisition, mLearning, Communicative Approach
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Yavor Yordanov Gueorguiev, Foreign Language Grammar Acquisition in the Context of the 21st Century, International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2016, pp. 80-88. doi: 10.11648/j.ijll.20160402.16
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