ERIC Number: EJ630676
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Plain English? A Study of Plain English Vocabulary and International Audiences.
Thrush, Emily A.
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, v48 n3 p289-96 Aug 2001
Investigates French and German undergraduate engineering and computer science students' comprehension of phrasal verbs. Concludes that phrasal verbs may make texts less accessible to non-native speakers of English. Indicates there are features of Plain English that are less applicable when the intended audience consists of non-native speakers of English or speakers of other English dialects. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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