Towards a Linguistic Model of Sentence Development in Writing

  title={Towards a Linguistic Model of Sentence Development in Writing},
  author={Debra Myhill},
  journal={Language and Education},
  pages={271 - 288}
  • D. Myhill
  • Published 17 September 2008
  • Linguistics, Education
  • Language and Education
Drawing on the findings of an ESRC-funded research study, which included a detailed linguistic analysis of a large corpus of writing from secondary English classrooms, this article describes patterns of linguistic deployment at the level of the sentence. Given the limited number of applied linguistic studies which consider writing development in older writers, as opposed to primary aged writers, the paper aims to investigate developmental differences in mastery of the sentence in this older age… 

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