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ERIC Number: EJ544587
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0265-5322
An Investigation of Planning Time and Proficiency Level on Oral Test Discourse.
Wigglesworth, Gillian
Language Testing, v14 n1 p85-106 Mar 1997
In this study, planning time was manipulated as a variable in a trial administration of a semi-direct oral interaction test. Discourse analytic techniques were used to determine the nature and/or significance of difference in the elicited discourse across two conditions in terms of complexity and accuracy. Findings suggest that planning time may improve accuracy on some measures for high-proficiency candidates. (18 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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