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ERIC Number: EJ506793
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0346-251X
Where Would General Service Vocabulary Stop and Special Purposes Vocabulary Begin?
Nation, Paul; Kyongho, Hwang
System, v23 n1 p35-41 Feb 1995
Examines the dividing line between a general service vocabulary (GSV) and a special purposes vocabulary (SPV) in English-as-a-Second-Language education, using frequency, test coverage, and range as criteria. Results found that GSV is more efficient for learning up to the 2,000-word level, above which SPV provides a better return for learning effort. (23 references) (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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