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ERIC Number: EJ519943
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0023-8333
Conversational Style in Language Proficiency Interviews.
Young, Richard
Language Learning, v45 n1 p3-42 Mar 1995
Compares conversational styles of intermediate and advanced learners of English as a Second Language in language proficiency interviews. The article describes differences in amount of talk and rate of speaking, extent of context dependence and ability to construct and sustain narratives, but not in frequency of initiation of new topics nor reactivity of topics introduced by interviewers. (42 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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