CALL without computers

Mario Rinvolucri.
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    Mario Rinvolucri.
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    EFL Gazette
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These notes are part of a draft article exploring the execution of Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) exercises without the use of computers. Emphasizing the adaptation of traditional methods like "complete cloze" to the blackboard, Rinvolucri advocates for non-computerized CALL exercises such as translation activities, exam preparation, cross-class interviews, and a testing chain. It contends that numerous TEFL exercises, even from a CALL-focused book, can be effectively implemented without the reliance on technology, underscoring the adaptability of these methods in conventional classroom environments.
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