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ERIC Number: EJ499450
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0826-435X
Learners' Transfer of Writing Skills between Languages.
Berman, Robert
TESL Canada Journal, v12 n1 p29-46 Win 1994
Reports on a study of 126 secondary English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) students' transfer of essay organization skills between languages (Icelandic and English). Pre- and posttest proficiency scores were analyzed. It was concluded that students' success in transferring writing skills between languages is assisted by their grammatical proficiency in the target language. Contains 6 tables and 15 references. (LR)
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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