Lexical Facility and Academic Performance in English

  • Michael Harrington


Two studies are presented here that examine the lexical facility measures as predictors of individual differences in performance in two domains of academic English. Study 6 investigates the lexical facility measures as predictors of English for Academic Purposes course grades in an Australian university foundation-year course, and Study 7 as predictors of grade point average (GPA) in the same program. In addition, findings from other studies that have also examined lexical facility as a predictor of GPA are discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Harrington
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  1. 1.University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia

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