ERIC Number: EJ250969
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
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A Comparison of Language Usage in Basal Readers and Adolescent Novels.
Jacobson, Mary Lynn; Freeman, Evelyn B.
Reading World, v21 n1 p50-58 Oct 1981
Analyzes five basal readers and 10 adolescent novels to determine the occurrence of three types of language styles or registers: formal, informal, and technical/special. Concludes that the basal readers contained examples of all three types of registers while the novels contained relatively few examples of technical/special language. (FL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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