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ERIC Number: EJ899263
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 27
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1041-679X
Passage Rating: Level 4 versus Level 5 Characteristics in the Russian Text Typology
Podoprigora, Serguei A.
Applied Language Learning, v20 n1-2 p17?43 2010
This article outlines the findings of typological differences between the Level 4 (L4) and Level 5 (L5) of the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) in the Russian passages, as explored through the comparative linguistic and content analysis of highly abstract and idiosyncratic philosophical, literary and colloquial perspectives on culture, politics, technology, economics, society, and law. Having reviewed over 100 written and spoken samples from classic and contemporary Russian authors, including literary prose, poetry, dissertations, scientific presentations, debates, satirical pieces, and passages of slang-based correspondence via the internet, we found the ILR-relevant features that would help target language (TL) instructors rate the L4-higher passages for Reading and Listening. (Contains 3 tables and 10 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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