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ERIC Number: EJ349393
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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ISSN: ISSN-0826-435X
Foreigner Talk in the ESL Classroom: Interactional Adjustments to Adult Students at Two Language Proficiency Levels.
Brulhart, Marilyn
TESL Canada Journal, spec iss 1 p29-42 Nov 1986
A study comparing the speech used by English-as-a-second-language teachers (N=4) when instructing beginning- and advanced-level adult classes found that display questions and self-repetitions were used much less often with advanced students, suggesting that students are being prepared, as they advance in classes, for real communicative experiences. (Author/CB)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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