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Explicit Knowledge and Grammar Explanation in Second Language Instruction

  1. Rosemary Erlam

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0404

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Erlam, R. 2012. Explicit Knowledge and Grammar Explanation in Second Language Instruction. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Explicit knowledge is knowledge that a learner has about a language and that he or she is conscious of and able to report in some way (Ellis, 2008).

Keywords:

  • esl/efl;
  • language teaching;
  • second language acquisition;
  • grammar