ERIC Number: EJ206589
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Errors, Error, and Text in Multidialect Setting.
Candler, W. J.
English Language Teaching Journal, v33 n4 p266-74 Jul 1979
This article discusses the various dialects of English spoken in Liberia and analyzes the problems of Liberian students in writing compositions in English. Errors arise mainly from differences in culture and cognition, not from superficial linguistic problems. (CFM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Dialect Studies, Dialects, Discourse Analysis, English, English (Second Language), Error Analysis (Language), Language Instruction, Language Variation, Nonstandard Dialects, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Liberia