ERIC Number: EJ694439
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug
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The Cline of Errors in the Writing of Japanese University Students
World Englishes, v24 n3 p371-382 Aug 2005
In this study, errors in the English writing of students in the College of World Englishes at Chukyo University, Japan are examined to determine if there is a level of acceptance among teachers. If there is, are these errors becoming part of an accepted, standardized Japanese English Results show there is little acceptance of third person "-s", article and plural errors in student writing, but there is a measured degree of the acceptance of errors with regards to sentence combining and sentence fragments, omission of subject, generalizing or obscuring of subjects, and omission of expected superlatives.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformational Generative Grammar, Sentences, English (Second Language)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Japan