Approaching Language Transfer Through Text Classification: Explorations in the Detectionbased Approach
Scott Jarvis, Scott A. Crossley
Multilingual Matters, Mar 14, 2012 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 189 pages
This book explains the detectionbased approach to investigating crosslinguistic influence and illustrates the value of the approach through a collection of five empirical studies that use the approach to quantify, evaluate, and isolate the subtle and complex influences of learners’ nativelanguage backgrounds on their English writing.
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