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ERIC Number: EJ423081
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0019-042X
Why Are Some Words More Difficult than Others? Some Intralexical Factors That Affect the Learning of Words.
Laufer, Batia
IRAL, v28 n4 p293-307 1990
Explores factors affecting the ease or difficulty with which new words are learned in a second language, focusing on such intralexical factors as pronuncability, length, parts of speech, inflexional complexity, derivational complexity, semantic features, abstractedness, specificity, idomaticity, register restrictions, and multiple meaning. (52 references) (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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