Table 1. Focus questions for examining the language of CALL tasks
|Aspect of the language||Focus question|
|Input||Is it modified (e.g., simplified or elaborated) to make it "comprehensible"?
Is it marked to focus the learner's attention?
|Output||Does it contain interlanguage forms which the learner corrects in subsequent output?|
|Interaction||Is negotiation of meaning achieved through interaction? |
Is the interaction adapted or modified to focus on form by including corrections?
reference to previous discourse?
requests for target language reference materials?