APA REFERENCE STYLE: Citation Practice
Part 2: Proofreading Citations

Citation Practice 1 Further Information

Here is a list of 16 different citations for the various types of sources covered in the previous pages. A few are correct, but most have at least one error. Examine each citation and decide whether the citation is correct or not. If the citation is incorrect, state what the specific problem is, and what you would do to correct it. Write your answers on a separate piece of paper, then check your answers at the bottom of this page.

Citation 1: (book)
      Caldwell, Martin, & Briggs, Emily S. (1993). Appreciating the importance of proper articulation in Pig Latin multimedia materials. Ajo, AZ: Ajo University Press.

Citation 2: (ERIC document)
      Subcommittee on Pig Latin Issues. (1996). Pig Latin in Ireland: Past, present, and future (Report No. 777-62). Dublin, Ireland: Dublin Committee on Foreign Language Development. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 846 963)

Citation 3: (journal article)
      Duckworth, V. L. (1978). A series of checklists for evaluating Pig Latin performance. Logical Form in Education, 9, 110-115.

Citation 4: (book)
      Pig Latin pronunciation in North and South Korea. By Hong, J., & Leung, M. X. Seoul, Korea: Korean Association of Language Educators, 1994.

Citation 5: (ERIC document)
      Goldman, W. (1996). A screenwriter's guide to Pig Latin orthography (Report No. 7746.2) Hollywood, CA: Screen Actors' Guild Committee on Pig Latin in the Cinema. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 456 951)

Citation 6: (Internet resource)
      Lerner, K. L., University of Northern Nevada (n.d.). Pig Latin resources on the World Wide Web [WWW page]. URL http://www.unn.edu/humanities/porkfinds.html

Citation 7: (journal article)
      Jesperson, R., & Shaw, U. P. (1995). Anticipatory stress in Pig Latin phonetics: Overexplaining the obvious. Pig Latin colloquium, 3, 89-113.

Citation 8: (journal article)
      Eisenstein, Y., Shomking, L., & Hennys, L. E. (1992). Schema-building in the Pig Latin classroom: Re-creating the world. Pig ped: Pig Latin teaching, 26 (2), 34-56.

Citation 9: (book)
      Unwin, R., & Pinkersh, E. D. (1996). Mistakes and errors: Paying the price of an effective Pig Latin education. Bristol, England: Tyrth and Sons. £12.50.

Citation 10: (ERIC document)
      Eeyore, Dennis. (1997). Making children's classics available in Pig Latin (Report No. 7654-A). Baltimore, MD: Maryland Council on Children's Literature. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 563 779)

Citation 11: (book)
      Grendel, B. W. (1905). A Brief Introduction to Pig Latin Philology. New York: Hrothgar House.

Citation 12: (journal article)
      Gruber, J. M. (1983). "Understanding the Pig Latin/Pig Pidgin continuum." Language learning, 2, 244-306.

Citation 13: (Internet resource)
      Glet, P. I. (1997). Communication games for the public school Pig Latin classroom. Pig Latin E-Newsletter [On-line serial], 6. Available E-mail: plen@ubds.edu Message: get PLEN

Citation 14: (book)
      Bates, M., Eponymus, N. N., & Quincy, T. C. (1988). A dynamic model of Pig Latin evolution. Toronto, Canada: Libraphobe

Citation 15: (book)
      Fernandez, S. J., & Garcia, O. P. (1979). Pig Latin in the Yucatan: Creating connections between cultures. Mexico City, Mexico: Mayan Research Institute. 276 pp.

Citation 16: (journal article)
      Sidlecki, W., & Yertz, M. M. (1989). Getting the Sounds on Paper: Transcribing Pig Latin Using Simplified IPA. Sound and language, 16, 99-108.

Citation Practice 1 Further Information

Table of Contents
Citation Style: Books
List of Citation Formats
Citation Style: Chapters
Citation Practice 1
Kinds of Sources
Citation Style: ERIC Docs
Citation Practice 2
Basic Formatting
Citation Style: Internet Docs
Further Information
Citation Style: Unpublished Sources
Citation Style: Conference Papers