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ERIC Number: ED342251
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 192
Abstractor: N/A
Problems in Language Use and Comprehension = Kielen Kayttamisenja Ymmartamisen Ongelmia. AFinLA Yearbook 1988. No. 46.
Laurinen, Leena, Ed.; Kauppinen, Anneli, Ed.
Ten papers from the 1988 Finnish Association of Applied Linguistics (AFinLA) Symposium are presented in this collection. All but two of the papers are in Finnish. Papers and authors are as follows: "Learning to Read: Process and Problems in Acquisition" (E. Bialystok--in English); "When Experts Write for Students: Familiar Concepts in Weird Texts" (L. Laurinen); "Are Textbook Texts Intelligible?" (L. Lautamatti); "Are Textbooks Too Readable?" (P. Rantalainen); "Some Problems in a Popular Scientific Text" (A. Kauppinen); "Social Language Skills of Finnish Speakers of English" (E. Karkkainen, P. Raudaskoski--in English); "When Communication Should Proceed, but... On the Difficulties Finns Experience in English Speech Events" (E. Ventola); "Interpretation of Meaning in Translation" (S. Tirkkonen-Condit); "Some Descriptions of Reading Process" (A. Kauppinen); and "Student Views on Writing in Nine Countries" (S. Takala, M.-L. Siikanen). (LB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: Finnish
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Finnish Association for Applied Linguistics, Jyvaskyla.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For separate copies of the two English-Language papers, see FL 020 114-115. Brief abstracts in English accompany the Finnish papers.