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ERIC Number: EJ496363
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0272-2631
The Role of Mental Translation in Second Language Reading.
Kern, Richard G.
Studies in Second Language Acquisition, v16 n4 p441-61 Dec 1994
Argues that mental translation during second-language (L2) reading may facilitate the generation and conservation of meaning by allowing the reader to represent portions of L2 text that exceed cognitive limits in a familiar, memory-efficient form. The study presents hypotheses and questions for future research. (68 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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