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Sociodemographic, psychological and politico-cultural correlates in Flemish students' attitude toward French and English
(Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications, 2005)
An analysis of 100 Flemish high-school students' attitudes towards French and English (both foreign languages) revealed complex links etween personality factors, gender, politicocultural identity, communicative behaviour ...
Is it the corruption of French thought processes that purists fear? A Response to Henriette Walter
(Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications, 1999)
The arguments put forward by purists in defence of the French language are based on the idea of the genius of French and of French clarity. Meschonnic (1997) notes that these concepts are akin to myths and originate from ...
Predicting language learners' grades in the L1, L2, L3 and L4: the effect of some psychological and sociocognitive variables
(Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications, 2007)
This study of 89 Flemish high-school students' grades for L1 (Dutch), L2 French), L3 (English) and L4 (German) investigates the effects of three higher-level ersonality dimensions (psychoticism, extraversion, neuroticism), ...
Multilinguals' language choice for mental calculation
(Mouton Publishers, 2007)
The present study investigates self-reported language choice for mental calculations among 1,454 adult multilinguals from a variety of linguistic, social and ethnic backgrounds. As mental calculation is a complex ...
Variation synchronique des taux d'exactitude
(Mouton Publishers, 1994)
This paper examines the effect of formality in 3 different situations on the oral production of advanced French interlanguage. An analysis of the morphological and lexical systems of 39 Dutch-speaking students revealed ...
Saisir l'insaisissable ? Les mesures de longueur d'énoncés en linguistique appliquée
(Mouton Publishers, 2000)
The utterance is a widely used linguistic unit. It seems, however, to escape every attempt to define it unequivocally. There seems to be a consensus in applied linguistics that a fuzzy combination of syntactic, semantic ...