DatatypeThere are production data from the following text types:

  •  free conversation
  •  narratives: retellings of the content of silent films, and personalnarratives
  •  opinions and attitudes: discussion of learners' attitudes towardstopics of general interest (like common law marriage).
  •  instruction: the learner has to instruct a native speaker how toact out some scene, or construct some object
  •  problem solving: the learner has to imagine a difficult situation(e.g. being in a foreign country and loosing money and documents) and tofind and discuss a solution
  •  description: picture descriptions and a description of the distributionof furniture in a flat



P-MoLL members (1986). File "Datatype.html" in collection "P-MoLL", bundle "P-DB1K2-001". The Language Archive. (Accessed 2024-07-25)

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