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ERIC Number: EJ448695
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0142-6001
Definitions in Science Lectures.
Flowerdew, John
Applied Linguistics, v13 n2 p202-21 Jun 1992
An empirical study of the speech act of definition in science lectures found that definitions signposted the logical/discourse structure of the lecture, helped to maintain comprehension as discourse progressed, and were often clustered together in discourse. (14 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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