ERIC Number: EJ263263
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Scripts and the Recognition of Unfamiliar Vocabulary: Enhancing Second Language Reading Skills.
Adams, Shirley J.
Modern Language Journal, v66 n2 p155-59 Sum 1982
Presents study designed to investigate effects of statements designed to activate scripts on measures of unfamiliar vocabulary with American college students reading in French and in English. Study revealed importance of preparing readers for what they are about to read. Teachers should keep background and present knowledge of students in mind when selecting reading materials. (Author/BK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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