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Author Yang, Xiao-ming, 1951-

Title Errors of creativity : an analysis of lexical errors committed by Chinese ESL students / Xiao-ming Yang, Huaxin Xu.

Publication Info. Lanham : University Press of America, [2001]


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 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Literacy Collection    428.0071 YAN    Available
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 GDL Central Library Literacy Collection    428.0071 YAN    Available
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Description v, 128 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-128).
Contents 1. Introduction. 1.1. Background information of EFL students in China -- 2. Theories of error analysis. 2.1. Theories of second language acquisition. 2.2. Theories of error analysis -- 3. Data processing. 3.1. The description of writing courses. 3.2. Data processing -- 4. Analysis of lexical errors. 4.1. Semantic field theory. 4.2. Classification of lexical errors. 4.3. Framework for analysis. 4.4. General discussion of lexical errors -- 5. Conclusion and general discussion of the findings. 5.1. Summary of findings. 5.2. Four different situations affecting the acquisition of lexis. 5.3. Lexical errors versus grammatical errors in learner's interlanguage. 5.4. Attitudes toward lexical errors -- App. 2. Lexical errors occurring in all sample essays.
Subject English language -- Study and teaching -- Chinese speakers.
English language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Chinese.
Chinese language -- Grammar, Comparative -- English.
English language -- Errors of usage.
Added Author Xu, Huaxin, Dr.
ISBN 0761820264 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780761820260 (cloth ; alk. paper)

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