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ERIC Number: EJ448724
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0802-6106
Cultural Interference in Second Language Reading.
Kang, Hee-Won
International Journal of Applied Linguistics, v2 n1 p95-119 1992
This study investigated the effects of culture-specific background knowledge and inferences upon second-language readers' comprehension of text. Ten Korean adult second-language readers were asked to think aloud as they read a short story from another culture and then answer a detailed set of postreading questions. (20 references) (VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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