Individualized Teaching and Autonomous Learning: Developing EFL Learners' CLA in a Web-Based Language Skills Training System

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Teaching listening and speaking in English in China has been given top priority on the post-secondary level. This has lead to the question of how learners develop communicative language ability (CLA) effectively in computer-assisted language learning (CALL) environments. The authors demonstrate a self-developed language skill learning system with materials development and its application in a teaching process. It was proved from collected research data that the system had a positive effect on improving learners' CLA, especially their listening and speaking skills.

Keywords: communicative language ability (CLA), listening and speaking skills, EFL, system, CALL environments.


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Lu, Zhihong; Wen, Fuan; Li, Ping. (2012). Individualized Teaching and Autonomous Learning: Developing EFL Learners' CLA in a Web-Based Language Skills Training System. In Linda Bradley, Sylvie Thouësny (Eds), CALL: Using, Learning, Knowing, EUROCALL Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, 22-25 August 2012, Proceedings (pp. 187-191).

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