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ERIC Number: EJ643270
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0039-8322
Speaking and Writing in the University: A Multidimensional Comparison.
Biber, Douglas; Conrad, Susan; Reppen, Randi; Byrd, Pat; Helt, Marie
TESOL Quarterly, v36 n1 p9-48 Spr 2002
Examines English speaking and writing in the university to provide descriptions of language that are needed to increase the correspondence between the language appearing on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and what students are exposed to at North American universities. Presents a corpus of 2.7 million words gathered from spoken and written activities associated with academic life. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Test of English as a Foreign Language