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The Role Of Recasts In The Interactions Of Native-Speakers Of English With Korean English Language Learners, Hyunjung Lee Jan 2008

The Role Of Recasts In The Interactions Of Native-Speakers Of English With Korean English Language Learners, Hyunjung Lee

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study partially replicates that of Braidi (2002). Like the original, it investigates occurrences and use of recasts, that is, reformulations of incorrect utterances, in relation to the number of grammatical errors in conversations of NSEs (Native Speakers of English) and NNSEs (Nonnative Speakers of English) and examines whether different types of tasks can affect the occurrences and use of recasts. In contrast to many previous studies, I examine here the occurrences of recasts in non-instructional interactions between NSEs and NNSEs.;Five dyads of American teaching assistants and Korean graduate students at Iowa State University participated in performing two different ...


Development Of An International Written Communication Audit , Carol Christine Leininger Jan 1996

Development Of An International Written Communication Audit , Carol Christine Leininger

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Although localization, internationalization, and globalization efforts to meet international customers' product and information needs are accepted strategies in the US computer industry, the needs of second language (L2) English speakers are less directly addressed in the international workplace. Application of strategies similar to these three technical communication strategies may benefit international workplace communication;The international writing approaches represented by these three communication strategies are related to the global management strategies of organizations (e.g., ethnocentric, polycentric, geocentric). This categorization, based on Perlmutter and Hedlund, considers organizations' strategic missions and can be used to align management strategies with international writing approaches ...


On The Relationships Between Communication Strategies And Language Proficiency: A Study Of Chinese Esl Students, Hui-Tsen Jeanne Tuan Jan 1989

On The Relationships Between Communication Strategies And Language Proficiency: A Study Of Chinese Esl Students, Hui-Tsen Jeanne Tuan

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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Strategies Used In The Speak Test: A Discourse Analysis, Rosa Branca Luna Freire Fagundes Jan 1989

Strategies Used In The Speak Test: A Discourse Analysis, Rosa Branca Luna Freire Fagundes

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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