3. Comparative Method Studies

  1. Rod Ellis

Published Online: 3 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118271643.ch3

Language Teaching Research and Language Pedagogy

Language Teaching Research and Language Pedagogy

How to Cite

Ellis, R. (2012) Comparative Method Studies, in Language Teaching Research and Language Pedagogy, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118271643.ch3

Author Information

  1. Auckland, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444336108

Online ISBN: 9781118271643

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Keywords:

  • comparative method;
  • pedagogic construct;
  • ‘global studies’;
  • ‘local studies’;
  • Audiolingual;
  • Cognitive-Code Method;
  • Oral Approach;
  • Colorado Project;
  • mixed bunch

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Early Comparative Method Studies

  • Large-Scale Comparative Method Studies in the 1960s

  • Comparative Studies Investigating Superlearning

  • Comparative Studies Investigating Comprehension-Based Language Teaching

  • Comparative Studies Investigating Communicative Approaches

  • Summary

  • Conclusion

  • Notes