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What is an elicitation frame?



A language associate needs to understand

  • what you want to elicit, and
  • how you want to elicit it.

Frames help you constrain and control what you elicit. They are especially used in exploring the following aspects of a language:


An elicitation frame is a fixed environment that is used for discovering or testing particular words.

  Here are some kinds of frames:

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