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Towards the development of a computerised method of analysing and estimating the vocabulary size of ESL students

Authors Smallwood, Ian M.
Issue Date 1997-03
Source Working papers from the Language Centre : exploring language , p. 109-119
Summary I describe the reasoning behind, and initial stages of, research into the development of a method of analysing and estimating the probable size of an individual's lexicon──both what are often termed the 'productive' and the 'receptive' lexicons (Nation 1982:19). I will also give an outline of future research into the analytic techniques employed.
Language English
Format Working paper
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