ERIC Number: EJ606662
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Discourse Functions and Syntactic Complexity in Synchronous and Asynchronous Communication.
Sotillo, Susana M.
Language Learning & Technology, v4 n1 p82-119 May 2000
Investigates discourse functions and syntactic complexity in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) learner output obtained via two different modes of computer-mediated communication (CMC): asynchronous and synchronous discussions. Two instructors and twenty-five students from two advanced ESL writing classes participated in this study. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Computer Mediated Communication, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Writing Instruction
Web site: http://llt.msu.edu.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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