ERIC Number: EJ567471
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Evidence for Mental Models: How Do Prior Knowledge, Syntactic Complexity, and Reading Topic Affect Inference Generation in a Recall Task for Nonnative Readers of Spanish?
Barry, Sue; Lazarte, Alejandro A.
Modern Language Journal, v82 n2 p176-93 Sum 1998
Tested how domain-related knowledge, syntactic complexity, and reading topic influence inference generation in the written recalls of English-speaking participants after they read Spanish historical texts. Three types of inferences were examined: within-text inferences, elaborative inferences, and incorrect inferences. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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