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1. Study of human and design factors that can lead to an error. See accident analysis- failure modes and effects analysis- fault tree analysis. 2. the systematic analysis of language corpus from second langauge learners to identify how the lignuistic forms deviate from target language norms. see fossilisation- interlanguage- language transfer.

ERROR ANALYSIS: "In error analysis the design of equipment is studied so as not to generate human error."

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