Publication details [#53509]

Smith, Bryan and Shannon Sauro. 2010. Investigating L2 Performance in Text Chat. Applied Linguistics 31 (4) : 554–577.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
Oxford University Press


This study shows that university learners of (German as) a second language (L2) do deploy the accrued online (i.e. moment-by-moment) planning time provided by chat to initiate careful L2 output production and monitoring.