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ERIC Number: EJ603529
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0267-6583
Variability in the Use of the English Article System by Chinese Learners of English.
Robertson, Daniel
Second Language Research, v16 n2 p135-72 Apr 2000
Reports the results of an investigation of the variable use of the definite and indefinite articles by 18 Chinese learners of English. A referential communication task was used to elicit samples of the speech of these learners. Analysis shows an overall rate of 78% suppliance of articles in contexts where a native speaker would use a definite or indefinite article. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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