This article addresses the challenge to memory posed by lexical phrases (a.k.a. chunks) in instructed second language acquisition. Ideas for optimising the so-called Lexical Approach (Lewis 1993, 1997) are outlined with reference to a new resource book for teachers (Lindstromberg and Boers, 2008).
|Journal||Humanising Language Teaching|
|Publication status||Published - 10 Dec 2008|
- instructed second language acquisition
- lexical phrases (chunks)