SLA in the Instructional Environment

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

SLA in the Instructional Environment

Teresa Pica University of Pennsylvania


This state-of- the- art article reviews research on the role of instruction in SLA and the types of research that have been carried out, from experiments and classroom observation to task-based research and meta-analyses. The author examines the constructs and theories that this research has supported and concludes that more long-term classroom studies are needed.

Published in: WPEL: Working Papers in Educational Linguistics University of Pennsylvania

Pica, T. (2008). SLA in the Instructional Environment. 23 (1), Retrieved from