ERIC Number: EJ322283
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Contrast between Japanese and English Participant Identification: Its Implications for Language Teaching.
Maynard, Senko K.
International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching, v23 n3 p217-29 Aug 1985
Explores the surface structure observed in Japanese and English spontaneous oral narratives from the perspective of subject and theme. Although both the Japanese and the English narratives employ participant identification as a major cohesive ingredient, how referring forms are used and how they contribute to discourse organization differ. (SED)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A