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ERIC Number: EJ488129
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0039-8322
Lexical and Syntactic Features of ESL Writing by Students at Different Levels of L2 Proficiency.
Ferris, Dana
TESOL Quarterly, v28 n2 p414-20 Sum 1994
Sixty-two quantitative, lexical, and syntactic features in a corpus of 160 English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) texts were identified and counted, producing 28 text variables that were compared with ESL proficiency levels of the writers. Results suggest pedagogical implications for ESL composition instructors. (Contains 12 references.) (LB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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