Linguistic performance


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Linguistic performance

[liŋ‚gwis·tik pər′fȯr·məns]
(psychology)
The production and comprehension of speech.
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Designed specifically for use in the Ontario educational context, the descriptors focus on linguistic performances that are observable by teachers during curriculum learning tasks.
Linguistic performance, bilingualism, and biculturalism, take on a different tonality when colonial subjects enter a physical or social space that is inhabited by the colonizer.
Task complexity and measures of linguistic performance in L2 writing.
Rather than shifting the meaning of a specific construction (or word), a language user must maintain several exemplars in his memory at the same time with various degrees of entrenchment in order to stay in sync with the rest of the population, and to achieve a robust linguistic performance.
The results reveal that there is no correlation between working memory and overall attainment, but a moderate to high correlation is revealed in some specific areas of linguistic performance.
As Kira Hall (2003) argues, linguistic performance both "fits" the world as well as constitutes it (p.
This collection of 18 papers, including an elegant and insightful introduction centers on the formal theory of linguistic structure that underlies linguistic performance.