ERIC Number: EJ242210
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
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Spoken Language and Semantic Abbreviation in Writing.
Collins, James L.; Williamson, Michael M.
Research in the Teaching of English, v15 n1 p23-35 Feb 1981
Using data from descriptive essays written at three grade levels, this study examined the theoretical assumption that semantic abbreviation (an inadequate representation of situational and cultural contexts of language in student writing) is attributable to the influence of spoken language. (HOD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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