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Boers, F. et al. (2006). Formulaic sequences and perceived oral proficiency: Putting a lexical approach to the test. Language Teaching Research, 10(3), 245-261. doi:
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O'Reilly, D. et al.
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01 November 2018
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Experimental group: 22 hours of authentic audio, visual and textual language input, a range of activities, with attention directed towards formulaic sequences. Control group: Same as experimental, except attention directed towards ‘interesting’ grammar patterns/words, but not formulaic sequences
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22 classroom hours

O'Reilly, D. et al. (2018). Formulaic sequences and perceived oral proficiency. OASIS Summary of Boers, F. et al. (2006) in Language Teaching Research.