Is lexical richness an essential criterion in judging a piece of writing?
- Is lexical richness an essential criterion in judging a piece of writing?
- Hong Kong
- Secondary Education
- A collection of 12 discussion essays written by students from English-medium schools and Chinese-medium schools was analyzed by the author based on the assessment of Laufer and Nation's Lexical Frequency Profile and teacher-raters' rank order. The author discovered that the repeated occurrence of the high frequency words indicated that the lexical richness of Hong Kong students was not high in general.
- University of Hong Kong
- Hong Kong
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