A Rasch measurement analysis of the use of cohesive devices in writing English as a foreign language by secondary students in Hong Kong.

@article{Ho2008ARM,
  title={A Rasch measurement analysis of the use of cohesive devices in writing English as a foreign language by secondary students in Hong Kong.},
  author={Margaret Lai Fun Ho and Russell F. Waugh},
  journal={Journal of applied measurement},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={331-43}
}
This paper investigated the use of three types of cohesive devices, that is, reference, conjunction and lexis, used in writing the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) essays for students in secondary year 2, 4 and 6 in Hong Kong. Fifty students from each of the three forms (N = 150) provided narrative and descriptive essays for analysis which were marked by… CONTINUE READING