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ERIC Number: EJ535915
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0272-2631
The Effects of L1 Orthography on L2 Word Recognition: A Study of American and Chinese Learners of Japanese.
Chikamatsu, Nobuko
Studies in Second Language Acquisition, v18 n4 p403-32 Dec 1996
Examines the effects of a first-language orthographic system on second-language (L2) word recognition strategies. Lexical judgment tests using Japanese syllabic script were given to native English and native Chinese learners of Japanese. Results indicated that Chinese speakers relied more on visual information in L2 Japanese words, whereas the English subjects utilized the phonological information. (64 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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