ERIC Number: EJ586806
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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The Role of Reading Comprehension in Word Meaning Acquisition during Reading.
Diakidoy, Irene-Anna N.
European Journal of Psychology of Education, v13 n2 p131-54 Jun 1998
Explores the influence of reading comprehension on the acquisition of word meanings from context and compares it to the effects of local context characteristics, such as proximity and directness of context clues. Indicates that reading-comprehension level and prior main-concept knowledge facilitate vocabulary learning from context. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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