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ERIC Number: EJ679572
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0802-6106
A Functional Approach to Evaluating Content Knowledge and Language Development in ESL Students' Science Classification Texts.
Huang, Jingzi; Morgan, Glenn
International Journal of Applied Linguistics, v13 n2 p234-62 2003
Investigates use of a functional approach to discourse analysis--knowledge structure analysis, which focuses on meaning, form, and function simultaneously--to evaluate both writing development and content learning. Examined written texts in science, produced by English-as-a-Second-Language students with limited to intermediate English language proficiency, in which they constructed scientific classifications. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Language: English
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