The Effects of Study Abroad on L2 Learners’ Interactional Competence
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This paper explores how L2 learners’ interaction competence is influenced by the exposition of study abroad context and discusses the factors account for different interaction competence effects. Based on the review of SA (study abroad) and AH (at home) context research and study, it can be seen that SA shows its advantage according to students’ progress in interactional competence in spite of some pragmatic misuse. However, the effects of SA context vary due to certain internal and external factors.
Interactional Competence, Study Abroad, Study At Home, Second Language Learners.