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ERIC Number: ED117988
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 8
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On Generalizing Meaning.
Ruhl, Charles
The meaning of a word often cannot be formulated by conscious rules, because it is unconscious. Evidence on the verb "break" demonstrates this. The consequence for teaching is that teachers cannot supply meanings in words, but should present a wide range of uses of a word, so that students can intuit the unconscious generalization. (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), (9th, Washington, D.C., November 27-30, 1975)