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ERIC Number: EJ626542
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0346-251X
The C-Test: A Valid Operationalization of Reduced Redundancy Principle?
Babaii, Esmat; Ansary, Hasan
System, v29 n2 p209-19 Jun 2001
Explored whether or not the C-test serves as a valid operationalization of the reduced redundancy principle. Investigated the frequency and type of micro- and macro-level cues that English-as-a-foreign-language learners employ to restore the mutilations in the C-test. A C-test comprising five texts was administered concurrently with the Test of English as a Foreign Language to 32 engineering students taking an English for Science and Technology course. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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