Investigating Criterial Discourse Features across Second Language Development: Lexical Bundles in Rated Learner Essays CEFR B1, B2 and C1.

Yu-Hua Chen, Paul Baker

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Abstract

In this study, we investigated criterial discourse features in L2 writing through the use of recurrent word combinations, a.k.a. lexical bundles, taking a corpusdriven and expert-judged approach by examining L2 English data across various
proficiency levels from L1 Chinese learners.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)849–880
Number of pages32
JournalApplied Linguistics
Volume37
Issue number6
Early online date5 Dec 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2016
Externally publishedYes

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