ERIC Number: EJ508488
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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A Cross-Cultural Analysis of the Structure and Content of Letters of Reference.
Bouton, Lawrence F.
Studies in Second Language Acquisition, v17 n2 p211-44 Jun 1995
A total of 65 letters of reference written by American referees and 65 letters written by referees from 5 Asian cultures were analyzed to discover the conventions and expectations guiding readers and writers from these backgrounds. Results found that Asian referees tended to use direct recommendations more frequently than their American counterparts. (contains eight references) (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: China; India; Japan; South Korea; Taiwan