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Cultural and Historical Narrative in Native and Non-native Speaker Language

Westin, Eva LU (2006) In Culture in Language Learning p.45-55
Abstract
The narrative sequence is basic to language, both spoken and written, and is used as a multitask resource in familiar as well as formal interactions. In this article the narrative sequence is approached from a somewhat particular angle. I have chosen to focus on those narratives where the subjects concern cultural and historical events in exolingual conversations in French. The article then discusses the differences between native and non-native speakers of French in the production of stories treating cultural and historical events. I also discuss what can be improved in a learning situation by students gaining a better awareness of the narrative

sequence, how to structure it, and for what purposes it can be used.
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Leth Andersen, Hanne; Lund, Karen; Risager, Karen; ; and
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  author       = {Westin, Eva},
  editor       = {Leth Andersen, Hanne and Lund, Karen and Risager, Karen},
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  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {45--55},
  publisher    = {Aarhus Universitetsforlag},
  series       = {Culture in Language Learning},
  title        = {Cultural and Historical Narrative in Native and Non-native Speaker Language},
  year         = {2006},
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