Mary J. Schleppegrell

List of John Benjamins publications for which Mary J. Schleppegrell plays a role.



This study analyzes interaction in a primary school science classroom. We compare the verbal scaffolding strategies used by a teacher during lessons from the same instructional unit taught in CLIL (English) and regular (Spanish) contexts. Results show that although there was no difference in the… read more
Schleppegrell, Mary J. 1996 Strategies for discourse cohesion: Because in ESL writingFunctions of Language 3:2, pp. 235–254 | Article
This article compares the frequency with which ESL and non-ESL writers use because clauses for three different discourse-pragmatic functions: to enhance a sentence with information relevant only to that sentence, to make a cohesive link with prior discourse, or to introduce new information which… read more