This article critically scrutinizes a number of issues involved in the definition and operationalization of complexity, accuracy, and fluency (CAF) constructs.It argues for maintaining clearer distinctions between CAF, on the one hand, and notions such as linguistic development and communicative adequacy, on the other. Adequacy, in particular, should be considered both as a separate performance dimension and as a way of interpreting CAF measures.

CAF: Defining, refining and differentiating constructs / Pallotti, Gabriele. - In: APPLIED LINGUISTICS. - ISSN 0142-6001. - STAMPA. - 30:4(2009), pp. 590-601. [10.1093/applin/amp045]

CAF: Defining, refining and differentiating constructs

PALLOTTI, Gabriele
2009

Abstract

This article critically scrutinizes a number of issues involved in the definition and operationalization of complexity, accuracy, and fluency (CAF) constructs.It argues for maintaining clearer distinctions between CAF, on the one hand, and notions such as linguistic development and communicative adequacy, on the other. Adequacy, in particular, should be considered both as a separate performance dimension and as a way of interpreting CAF measures.
2009
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4
590
601
CAF: Defining, refining and differentiating constructs / Pallotti, Gabriele. - In: APPLIED LINGUISTICS. - ISSN 0142-6001. - STAMPA. - 30:4(2009), pp. 590-601. [10.1093/applin/amp045]
Pallotti, Gabriele
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