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The 60´s and 70´sBulky computers. Access through terminals in the campusBig projects; huge funding; teams of experts; universities and research centresPLATO (University of Illinois)TICCIT (Brigham Young University)Stony Brook (State University of New York)Influenced by Programmed InstructionDrillsLinear developmentWhole language courses, substitute for the class


The XXI centuryIncreasing cooperation between CALL and Computational Linguistics  ICALLCooperation still incipientRestricted mainly to parsers

Computer Assisted LanguageLearning(CALL)

What is call?

The 80´s and 90´sPopularization of PC´sTeachers designed their own CALL programs (BASIC, HyperCard)Independent activities, supplement to the classroomMore communicative activities, simulationsATHENA (MIT)Camile (UK, France, Spain, Netherlands)Communicative activities demand linguistic competenceKnowledge representationGrammar

CALL has come to encompass issues of materialsdesign, technologies, pedagogical theories and modes ofinstruction. Materials for CALL can include thosewhich are purpose-made forlanguage learning and thosewhich adapt existingcomputer-basedmaterials, video and othermaterials.

THE ROLE OF CALL IN LANGUAGE LEARNING.+Help students becomemore involved in the taskat hand.+Thereby facilitating thenecessity of effectivecommunication within agroup setting.

THE FUTURE OF CALL IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSROOMAn increased emphasis on electronic literacy.The increased incorporation of Intelligent CALL intothe classroom.

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