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Determining Language Proficiency in Legal Contexts

  1. Margaret Van Naerssen

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0316

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Van Naerssen, M. 2012. Determining Language Proficiency in Legal Contexts. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

In any legal case the nature and quality of evidence is critical.

Keywords:

  • assessment methods in applied linguistics;
  • psycholinguistics;
  • second language acquisition;
  • sociolinguistics;
  • assessment;
  • citizenship;
  • forensic linguistics;
  • immigration and emigration