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ERIC Number: EJ449414
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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The Effects of Culture-Specific Knowledge upon ESL Reading Comprehension.
Kang, Hee-Won
School of Education Review, v4 p93-105 Spr 1992
Study examined how second-language readers filter information from second-language texts through culture-specific background knowledge. Korean graduate students with advanced English read stories and answered questions. A think-aloud protocol assessing their understanding and inferences indicated an effect of culture-specific schemata and inferences upon text comprehension. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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