Fluency Pressure

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Fluency Pressure is present when an instructional manipulation requires the learner to make responses at a rate that exceeds the learner's current rate. An example comes from de Jong's study of English second language learners, who were given increasingly shorter periods of time in which to produce a short "speech", an activity that, by hypothesis, will increase the fluency of production.