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ERIC Number: EJ527287
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-2816
The Comprehensibility of Simplified English in Procedures.
Shubert, Serena K.; And Others
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v25 n4 p347-69 1995
Studies use of a restricted language, Simplified English (SE), to write procedural documents for specific audiences. Examines the effect of type (SE versus non-SE), passage (A versus B), and native language on the comprehensibility, identification of content location, and task completion of procedure documents for airplane maintenance. Suggests that SE significantly improves comprehension of more complex documents. (PA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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