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ERIC Number: EJ470890
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0954-3945
Interviewer's Linguistic Production and Its Effect on Speaker's Descriptive Style.
Dubois, Sylvie; Horvath, Barbara
Language Variation and Change, v4 n2 p125-35 1992
A study examined interactional patterns in interviews that characterize elicitation of one text type, description, including type/mixture of questions asked by the fieldworker and the speaker's response. Subjects (n=137) were of three ethnic groups and three socioeconomic levels. Results suggest questioning strategy can have strong, predictable effects on responses. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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