Publication details [#2707]

Dines, Elizabeth. 1981. Functional variation in classroom discourse. In Sankoff, David and Henriette Cedergren, eds. Variation omnibus. Linguistic Research. pp. 513–521.
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An attempt to determine the range of language functions required in different school subject areas, the range of strategies employed to realize those functions, and the effect of group size and teacher presence/absence on the range of functions and types of strategies.