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Book: Key Methods in Second Language Acquisition Research

Chapter: 4. Experimental Research Framework

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.26150


In this chapter the basic structure and function of the experimental research framework will be introduced and explained. Key procedures to collect and analyse data within an experimental research framework will be presented. Advantages and disadvantages in using this framework will be explored. An exemplary study will be presented to show and to describe how an experimental study is conducted and how findings are presented. Key terms associated to experimental research and sources for further reading will be provided.

Chapter Contributors

  • Alessandro G. Benati ( - book-auth-276) 'University of Greenwich'