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ERIC Number: EJ559637
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0015-718X
How to Avoid Language Breakdown? Circumlocution!
Salomone, Ann Masters; Marsal, Florence
Foreign Language Annals, v30 n4 p473-84 Win 1997
Circumlocution can prevent communication breakdown and is a required function at the Advanced level on the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Oral Proficiency Scale. To encourage this communicative strategy, researchers conducted a study of two intermediate college French classes: one that encouraged circumlocution and one that did not. Results are discussed. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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