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Building linguistic confidence: A critical study of teachers' Target Language use in the MFL classroom and its implications for students' willingness to communicate

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This investigation aims to delineate the ways in which the teacher's use of the target language (TL) influences the learner’s willingness to communicate (WTC) in a foreign language. The nature and extent of the teacher's TL use is a highly contested issue within the field of language pedagogy, and is thus deserving of sustained enquiry. While numerous studies claim that increased exposure to the second language (L2) equates to greater progress in language acquisition (Chambers, 2013; Carro...

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Education
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MSc
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Masters
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University of Oxford
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2016-12-13

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