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The Incidental Development of L2 Proficiency in NS-NNS Email Interactions


CALICO Journal Volume 20, Number 2, ISSN 0742-7778


Research suggests electronic mail can be a powerful motivator for authentic second language (L2) interaction, but little is known about the efficacy of this medium in the development of target language proficiency. This study examines Email exchanges between university learners of Japanese as a foreign language and native Japanese university students. (Author/VWL)


Stockwell, G. & Harrington, M. (2003). The Incidental Development of L2 Proficiency in NS-NNS Email Interactions. CALICO Journal, 20(2), 337. Retrieved October 28, 2020 from .

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