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ERIC Number: EJ167193
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Publication Date: 1977
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To Be or Not To Be: Reducing Language Traps in the Rehabilitation Process
Brolin, James C.; Lesnik, Michael J.
Journal of Rehabilitation, 43, 4, 27-29, Sep-Oct 77
Discusses how the usage of "to be" verbs can contribute to harmful stigmas, and shows how the rehabilitation counselor can avoid the abuses of labeling and select words that have more concrete meaning, through E-Prime, a method of eliminating all "to be" verbs in written and spoken language (English). (TA)
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