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Collaborative Language Learning

  1. Neomy Storch

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0153

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Storch, N. 2012. Collaborative Language Learning. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


The term collaborate means to share labor (co-labor) and hence collaborative language learning is often taken to mean assigning students to work in pairs (or small groups) on language tasks.


  • esl/efl;
  • language in the classroom;
  • second language acquisition;
  • sociocultural language studies