ERIC Number: EJ225429
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-May
Sex Differences in Syntax and Usage in Oral and Written Language.
Price, Gayle B.; Graves, Richard L.
Research in the Teaching of English, v14 n2 p147-53 May 1980
A study of the language usage of 80 middle school students revealed no significant difference between the sexes on any measure of syntactic maturity; however, boys deviated from standard usage somewhat more frequently than did girls, and boys produced more words in oral language while girls produced more words in written language. (ET)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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