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ERIC Number: EJ457632
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-4595
Topic-Controlled Deletion in Topic Chains in Chinese: A Comparison between Native Speakers and Foreign Language Learners.
Xie, Tianwei
Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, v28 n3 p21-31 Oct 1992
Results of an empirical study of the learners' language of a group of Chinese language students show that topic-controlled deletion is a prominent feature in Chinese that is distinctly different from English and that it may result in English speakers' difficulty in forming Chinese topic chains. (nine references) (LB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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