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keypal

The electronic mail equivalent of a pen pal - someone with whom to exchange electronic mail for the simple joy of communicating.

Request for keypals.

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* What information can we find out from our Keypals that is otherwise unavailable to us?
Surveys can then be sent to all Keypals [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
In fact, Eric disengaged from his German keypals after e-mail 13 on November 13, 2000, and did not write any more individual messages to them for the duration of the U.S.
His praise for his keypals' English is followed by two negative appreciations (reaction: quality) of his own competence in German.
In sum, each of these keypals exhibits culturally-specific linguistic patterns for the performance of critique (a required task in the partnership under study).
Keypals exchange second e-mail (focusing on negative statements and conditional tense).
Students revise drafts and send revisions to foreign keypals for peer-critique.
This sentiment may be a result of the fact that Iowa keypals missed several mutually established deadlines, resulting in a decreased number of formal exchanges during the project.
The use of e-mail exchange to improve language skills is widely recognized and a number of texts are devoted to finding "keypals" for students and promoting student-student correspondence (Boswood, 1997; Rice, 1996; Warschauer, 1995a, 1995b, 1995c).
Although the vast majority of activities described focus on the exchange of personal messages by keypals, the personal need not inevitably become the task.