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ERIC Number: EJ457627
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0826-435X
Effect of Lowering the Reading Level of a Health Education Pamphlet on Increasing Comprehension by ESL Adults.
Bell, James H.; Johnson, Reta E.
TESL Canada Journal, v10 n1 p9-26 Fall 1992
The vocabulary, sentence structure, and organization of a pharmacy education handout were lowered, main ideas were highlighted, and special introductions were written. There was no statistically significant difference in reading comprehension scores between subjects receiving the modified pamphlet and subjects receiving the standard version. (21 references) (Author/LB)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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