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ERIC Number: EJ603517
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0039-8322
Negotiating the Social Services Oral Intake Interview: Communicative Needs of Nonnative Speakers of English.
Tarone, Elaine; Kuehn, Kimberly
TESOL Quarterly, v34 n1 p99-126 Spr 2000
Examines the discourse of the social services intake interview, which is part of the process of obtaining financial benefits in the United States. The genre of the interview is described with particular focus on the performance of two native speakers and one nonnative speaker of English. Argues that instruction in how to participate in this genre is important for many English-as-a-Second-Language learners. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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