ERIC Number: EJ488063
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
The Effects of Topic Familiarity on Second Language Listening Comprehension.
Schmidt-Rinehart, Barbara C.
Modern Language Journal, v78 n2 p179-89 Sum 1994
University students of Spanish at three different course levels were used in a study of the effects of topic familiarity on second-language listening comprehension. Findings regarding the supporting role of background knowledge are consistent with many second-language reading and listening studies. (Contains 45 references.) (LB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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