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ERIC Number: EJ542889
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-4273
English and Japanese: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Parental Styles of Narrative Elicitation.
Minami, Masahiko
Issues in Applied Linguistics, v5 n2 p383-407 Dec 1994
Reports on two studies of the similarities and differences in communicative style between Japanese- and English-speaking parents. Findings reveal that Japanese mothers pay considerable attention to their children's narratives and facilitate frequent turn exchanges, whereas English-speaking mothers allow their children to take long monologic turns and give many evaluative comments. (42 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue: Applied Linguistics from an East Asian Perspective.