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ERIC Number: EJ455946
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0039-8322
The Discourse of Pop Songs.
Murphey, Tim
TESOL Quarterly, v26 n4 p770-74 Win 1992
The top 50 songs in English from a 1987 music chart were analyzed using a word-frequency count. For teaching English to speakers of other languages, pop songs were found to offer short, affective, simple, native texts with a lot of familiar vocabulary recycled, yet vague. (14 references) (Author/LB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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