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The Effects of Electronic Mail on Spanish L2 Discourse

Language Learning & Technology Volume 1, Number 2, ISSN 1094-3501


Analyzes the effectiveness of e-mail as a tool to promote foreign language learning. Identifies the following features of the foreign language generated through the electronic medium: greater amount of language; more variety of topics and language functions; higher level of language accuracy; more similarity with oral language; more student-initiated interactions; and more personal and expressive language use. (Author/VWL)


Gonzalez-Bueno, M. (1998). The Effects of Electronic Mail on Spanish L2 Discourse. Language Learning & Technology, 1(2), 55-70. Retrieved December 7, 2019 from .

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