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ERIC Number: EJ534203
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0802-6106
Attitudes and Cultural Background and Their Relationship to Reading Comprehension in a Second Language: A Comparison of Three Different Social Contexts.
Abu-Rabia, Salim
International Journal of Applied Linguistics, v6 n1 p81-107 1996
Investigates the relationship of attitudes and cultural background to reading comprehension in the second language (L2) of Israeli Arab students learning Hebrew and Israeli Jewish and Canadian Arab students learning English. Results showed that the motivation of students to learning their L2 was instrumental rather than integrative, regardless of social context. (66 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; Israel