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ERIC Number: EJ181540
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Publication Date: 1978
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On Knowing the Right Word
Miller, George A.
National Elementary Principal, 57, 4, 36-40, Jun 78
The author examines nuance of meaning, polysemy, and ambiguity as three aspects of language development. He notes that children have a natural talent for learning about language. The goal of language instruction should therefore be to strengthen children's intuitive knowledge by providing opportunities for inductive learning. (Author)
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