ERIC Number: EJ366229
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Linguistic Factors in Second-Language Loss.
Moorcroft, R.; Gardner, R. C.
Language Learning, v37 n3 p327-40 Sep 1987
Investigation of the linguistic features lost in oral French over a vacation period by English-speaking ninth graders (N=89) revealed significant reductions in total time, speaking time, number of pauses, quantity of production, and grammatical accuracy on tasks requiring production of discourse, suggesting a general deterioration in language proficiency. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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