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A Study of the Acquisition of Unaccusative Verbs "Break" and "Fall" by Japanese Learners of English.
Owada, Kazuharu – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 1999
Calls into question the data of grammaticality judgment tasks on which several GB-based studies on the second-language acquisition of accusative verbs by Japanese learners of English base their arguments and reports the results of a pilot study. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: College Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Grammar
The Effects of Test Taker Characteristics on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign English Placement Test.
Kang, Sungwoo – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2000
Investigated the relative effects of two test taker characteristics--native language and learning experience--on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign English Placement Test. Subjects were 203 students. Background information was gathered through a questionnaire. Native language appeared more influential on test performance than learning…
Descriptors: College Students, English (Second Language), Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries