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Table 4 Distribution of test takers’ total score, content score, and language score

From: An investigation of novice ESL writers’ cognitive processes and strategy use of paraphrasing

  Mean SD Minimum Maximum Skewness Kurtosis
Total scores 41.43 10.914 10 67 − 0.193 − 0.137
Content scores 24.11 6.791 5 40 − 0.369 − 0.230
Language scores 17.52 4.314 5 26 − 0.277 − 0.152
  1. The total score of the paraphrasing task is 70; the content score is 42; the language score is 28