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ERIC Number: EJ274508
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
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Etymological Information: Can It Help Our Students?
Ilson, Robert
ELT Journal, v37 n1 p76-82 Jan 1983
It is proposed that etymological information, usually provided in native speaker's dictionaries but eliminated from learners' references, can serve several important functions such as disambiguate, relate words that are alphabetically far apart, illuminate by providing an image or reference, and motivate with interesting information. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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