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ERIC Number: EJ483593
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0346-251X
Patterns of Misinterpretation in the Productive Use of EFL Dictionary Definitions.
Nesi, Hilary; Meara, P.
System, v22 n1 p1-15 Feb 1994
The corpus of errors produced by nonnative adult speakers of English support Miller and Gildea's (1987) KIDRULE strategy. Some dictionary users latched onto a part of the definition without understanding how it relates to the word they looked up. Other errors were the result of misleading dictionary entries. (Contains 11 references.) (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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