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Syntactic Complexity As An Indicator Of Proficiency In Argumentative Essays


WILLIAMS Christopher

Year of publication 2022
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Výzkum v didaktice cizích jazyků V
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Education

Keywords syntactic complexity; writing skills; English as a foreign language; distance dependency; non-finite clause
Description This article outlines three approaches to measuring the syntactic complexity in L2 English writing – mean length-based, distance dependency, and the use of non-finite elements. Studies using these approaches are discussed, and areas for future research are discussed.
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