ERIC Number: EJ293358
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The Case for Considering Syntactic Maturity in E.S.L. and E.F.L.
Mendelsohn, David J.
International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching, v21 n4 p299-311 Nov 1983
Maintains that measuring syntactic error alone is inadequate and that syntactic maturity should also be considered. Discusses ways of measuring syntactic maturity in spoken English of nonnative speakers and examines the relationship of syntactic error to syntactic maturity. (EKN)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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