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ERIC Number: EJ345620
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Beyond Vocabulary: Pragmatic Factors in Reading Comprehension--Culture, Convention, Coherence and Cohesion.
Bensoussan, Marsha
Foreign Language Annals, v19 n5 p399-407 Oct 1986
Analysis of research involving reading comprehension ability in a second language shows that problems with illocutionary force, logical connectors, and modifiers indicate that many students are either unable to draw on a culturally appropriate memory schema for reading comprehension or have preconceived notions about word meaning that prevent them from correctly using contextual clues. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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