ERIC Number: EJ326848
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Variability in Interlanguage Use: A Study of Style-Shifting in Morphology and Syntax.
Tarone, Elaine E.
Language Learning, v35 n3 p373-403 Sep 1985
Describes a study on the English language use of native speakers of Arabic and Japanese in three task conditions: completing a written grammar test, participating in an oral interview, and narrating a story. Results support the hypothesis that the utterances of second language learners show systematic variability related to task. (SED)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A