ERIC Number: EJ353762
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Snarks, Quarks and Cognates: An Elusive Fundamental Particle in Reading Comprehension.
Holmes, John L.
ESPecialist, n15 p13-40 Dec 1986
Discusses recognition of cognates used in teaching materials prepared by the English for Specific Purposes Project for academic courses. Presents suggestions based on theoretical considerations of cognate recognition. Examines, by way of protocol studies, how foreign students of English make use of cognate recognition. Suggests that strategies for cognate recognition should be more integrated with other strategies. (NKA)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, English (Second Language), Learning Strategies, Protocol Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Reading Strategies, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Word Recognition
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Brazil