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Table 1 Participant background information

From: Using the Appraisal framework to analyze source use in essays: a case study of engagement and dialogism in two undergraduate students’ writing

  Mara Wes
Demographic
Sex Female Male
Ethnicity Hawaiian Chinese Chinese
Age n/aa 21
Birthplace U.S. China
Education
Major Linguistics Archaeology
EL/ESL designation No Yes, in community college
Transfer student Yes Yes
1st in family to attend college n/a No
Want to attend graduate school Yes Yes
Want to teach Yes Unsure
Language
Spoken with parents English Cantonese
Studied in school Spanish, French, Italian Mandarin, English
  1. aThough she declined to state her age, I estimate that Mara was between 30 and 35 years of age