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ERIC Number: EJ481598
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-4906
Stylistic Variations in Science Lectures: Teaching Vocabulary.
Jackson, Jane; Bilton, Linda
English for Specific Purposes, v13 n1 p61-80 1994
Twenty lectures by native speaker geology lecturers to nonnative speaker students were transcribed, and 921 instances of vocabulary elaboration were coded into a computer database according to 20 linguistic features. Analysis revealed noticeable variation among lecturers in language range/technicality, vocabulary elaboration, signalling, and use of analogies. (Contains 35 references.) (Author/LB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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