ERIC Number: EJ313924
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Factors Affecting the Successful Reading of Technical Instructions.
Mohammed, Mowafak A. H.; Swales, John M.
Reading in a Foreign Language, v2 n2 p206-17 Fall 1984
Describes a study of the ability of English as a second language students to read technical instructions. The students were asked to set a digital alarm clock using the manufacturer's instructions. The results indicate that a science background is a greater facilitator of efficient completion than very good knowledge of English. (SED)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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