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ERIC Number: EJ479588
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0039-8322
Toward an Understanding of the Distinct Nature of L2 Writing: The ESL Research and Its Implications.
Silva, Tony
TESOL Quarterly, v27 n4 p657-77 Win 1993
Analysis of 72 reports comparing first- (L1) and (L2) second-language writing indicate differences between L1 and L2 writing with regard to composing processing and features of written text. Implications for L2 and L1 writing theory, comparative writing research, and assessment, placement, staffing, and instruction are discussed. (Contains 77 references.) (Author/JP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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