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Title Lexical errors and accuracy in foreign language writing / María Pilar Agustín Llach
Published Bristol ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 247 pages) : illustrations
Series Second language acquisition ; [58]
Second language acquisition (Clevedon, England) ; 58
Contents pt. 1. Lexical competence and lexical errors -- pt. 2. Lexical error production in young Spanish learners' written compositions
Summary Lexical errors are a determinant in gaining insight into vocabulary acquisition, vocabulary use and writing quality assessment. Lexical errors are very frequent in the written production of young EFL learners, but they decrease as learners gain proficiency. Misspellings are the most common category, but formal errors give way to semantic-based lexical errors as proficiency increases, likewise, the direct influence of the L1 also reduces in favour of more elaborated transfer mechanisms and L2 influence. The different categories of lexical errors indicate the stage of learning. This book uses a
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Subject Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
Second language acquisition.
Vocabulary -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Agusten Llach, Marja Pilar
ISBN 1847694187 (ebook)
9781847694188 (ebook)