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ERIC Number: EJ450226
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0039-8322
L2 Tense and Time Reference.
Hinkel, Eli
TESOL Quarterly, v26 n3 p557-72 Fall 1993
In a survey, 130 English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) students were asked to describe the meanings of English tenses in terms of time concepts used in ESL grammar texts. Results suggest that grammar teaching utilizing descriptions of time accepted in English-speaking communities to explain usages and meanings of English tenses can limit learner comprehension. (40 references) (Author/LB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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