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Ana Cristina Lahuerta, Alberto Isusi Alabarte

Article ID: 299
Views - 518  (Abstract) PDF - 94  (Download)
Abstract:The aim of this paper is to explore and measure language learners’ performance in L2 writing production using the complexity, accuracy, and fluency constructs. A total of 123 secondary education students took part in the study. Results are manifold. In the first place, they show that the measures of fluency, accuracy, grammatical and lexical complexity progr...
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Jean-Paul Kouega

Article ID: 226
Views - 352  (Abstract) PDF - 94  (Download)
Abstract:Pragmatic investigations into Cameroon Pidgin English are rare and works on requests are non-existent. This study sets out to outline the rules that underlie requests in this language and the lexical and structural features that realise them. The informants were 30 fluent Pidgin English speakers who were found communicating in Pidgin in public settings like ...
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Thomaï Alexiou, Natassa Kokla

Article ID: 314
Views - 4394  (Abstract) PDF - 652  (Download)
Abstract:The present paper examines the vocabulary contained in the British animated programme Peppa Pig and investigates whether the vocabulary included is frequent but also appropriate for beginner learners of English. It also examines if there is any formulaic language in it. Comparison with the BNC wordlist and with the CYLET and EVP wordlists for beginners sugge...
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Rasool Moradi-Joz, Elham Kavandi

Article ID: 270
Views - 610  (Abstract) PDF - 115  (Download)
Abstract: <span style="font-size: 12pt; font-weight: normal; text-shadow: none; mso-ascii-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-hansi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bid...
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Phephani Gumbi

Article ID: 315
Views - 2511  (Abstract) PDF - 58  (Download)
Abstract: This paper investigates the challenges associated with the inconspicuousness of indigenous African languages in the South African education system, as established during empirical research conducted by the author for his PhD thesis. According to the findings of the research, integrating indigenous African languages in the basic education sector is a key s...
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