• Craig Lambert


This chapter describes the design of an empirical study of the effects of referent similarity on the speech of L1 and L2 speakers of English. The chapter outlines the purpose of the study, the experimental design employed, background information concerning the participants, the tasks used to collect the data, and the data collection and analysis procedures employed. The aim throughout is to provide a sound basis for the replication of the study, in whole or in part, in future research. The following chapter will discuss the findings for referent similarity on English use.


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  • Craig Lambert
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  1. 1.Curtin UniversityPerthAustralia

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