ERIC Number: ED394311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Second Language Reading and Vocabulary Learning.
Huckin, Thomas, Ed.; And Others
This book contains 14 essays on reading and vocabulary learning in second language acquisition. Chapters include: "Research on ESL/EFL Vocabulary Acquisition: Putting It in Context" (James Coady); "Implications for L2 Vocabulary Acquisition and Instruction From L1 Vocabulary Research" (Fredricka Stoller and William Grabe); "Patterns and Perils of Guessing in Second Language Reading" (Margot Haynes); "Chinese Students' Word-Solving Strategies in Reading in English" (Chiou-Lan Chern); "False Friends and Reckless Guessers: Observing Cognate Recognition Strategies" (John Holmes and Rosinda Guerra Ramos); "Too Many Words: Learning the Vocabulary of an Academic Subject" (Kate Parry); "American and Chinese Readers Learning From Lexical Familiarizations in English Text" (Margot Haynes and Ila Baker); "Strategies for Inferring Word Meaning in Context: A Cognitive Model" (Thomas Huckin and Joel Bloch); "Predicting Word Meanings From Contextual Clues: Evidence From L1 Readers" (Fraida Dubin and Elite Olshtain); "The Healthy Inadequacy of Contextual Definition" (Mark Stein); "High Frequency Vocabulary and Reading Proficiency in ESL Readers" (James Coady, Jeff Magoto, Philip Hubbard, John Graney, and Kouider Mokhtari); "Procedural and Declarative Knowledge in Vocabulary Learning: Communication and the Language Learners' Lexicon" (Peter Robinson); "Factors Affecting the Acquisition of Vocabulary: Frequency and Saliency of Words" (Cheryl Brown); and "Summary and Future Directions" (Thomas Huckin and Margot Haynes). (NAV)
Descriptors: Chinese, Context Clues, Decoding (Reading), English (Second Language), Language Acquisition, Language Arts, Learning Processes, Reading Ability, Reading Comprehension, Reading Habits, Reading Instruction, Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development, Word Frequency, Word Recognition
Ablex Publishing Corporation, 355 Chestnut St., Norwood, NJ 07648 (clothbound: ISBN-0-89391-850-4; paperback: ISBN-0-89391-906-3).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
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