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ERIC Number: EJ581953
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0018-2133
Discourse Markers as Indicators of Register.
Brizuela, Maquela; Andersen, Elaine; Stallings, Lynne
Hispania, v82 n1 p128-41 Mar 1999
Explores the ability of children to use discourse markers (DMs) as indicators of register, examining the distribution of various DMs in the role-play speech of Spanish-dominant bilingual elementary students as they played with puppets representing several characters with different social relationships. Children used DMs to specifically mark differences in status and familiarity/intimacy between interlocutors. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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