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Academic Journal of Computing & Information Science, 2022, 5(6); doi: 10.25236/AJCIS.2022.050611.

The Application of Computer-Assisted Corrective Feedback in Chinese Learning Environment


Yong Wu, Jun Xu

Corresponding Author:
Yong Wu

Anhui University of Finance & Economics, Bengbu, China


Corrective feedback plays in critical role in second language learning and facilitates the learners’ uptake of a linguistic structure. The study seeks to explore the teachers’ perception towards corrective feedback for foreign students and attempts to find the feasibility of carrying out computer-assisted corrective feedback in China’s tertiary institutes. A sample of 38 Chinese language instruc-tors and that of 39 foreign students were randomly selected respectively. For the teachers a question-naire and a post hoc interview had been conducted and the finding thereby shows that the 36.8% of interviewees can accept computer-assisted corrective feedback. For the students, a three-month teach-ing practice targeting Chinese wh-question learning has been conducted between the control group (n=19) and the experiment group (n=20). A pre-test, two post-tests on grammaticality judgments had been conducted, and the results demonstrate that there is significant change between two groups. The implication of the present study is ease the tension between the shortage of language instructors and the increase of foreign students in China. 


computer-assisted corrective feedback, teachers’ perception, Chinese wh-questions acqui-sition

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Yong Wu, Jun Xu. The Application of Computer-Assisted Corrective Feedback in Chinese Learning Environment . Academic Journal of Computing & Information Science (2022), Vol. 5, Issue 6: 74-82. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJCIS.2022.050611.


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