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ERIC Number: EJ1020386
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jan
Pages: 37
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0261-4448
State-of-the-Art Article: The Role and Importance of Lower-Level Processes in Second Language Reading
Nassaji, Hossein
Language Teaching, v47 n1 p1-37 Jan 2014
This article examines current research on the role and importance of lower-level processes in second language (L2) reading. The focus is on word recognition and its subcomponent processes, including various phonological and orthographic processes. Issues related to syntactic and semantic processes and their relationship with word recognition are also discussed. When examining the role of these processes, an important focus is also on crosslinguistic variables and the various ways in which they facilitate or impede the development of L2 reading skills. The review concludes with a discussion of the implications of the issues addressed for L2 reading instruction and directions for future research.
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Language: English
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