Quantifying Language

Quantifying Language

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A comprehensive overview for both researchers and teachers of principles and problems when turning language into figures. Methods of data gathering, counting and serving are covered, along with matters such as ethics, norm and criterion referencing, reliability and validity, and how quantification connects with research design or pedagogical use. There are numerous examples from a range of areas of linguistics and applied linguistics.If you are measuring ten learnersa#39; error-making by counting the number of errors made by each in an essay, you clearly ... words in each of three readers for foreign learners that are outside the range of a given wordlist, in 100 word samples ofanbsp;...

Title:Quantifying Language
Author:Phil Scholfield
Publisher:Multilingual Matters - 1995


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