ERIC Number: EJ587956
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Processing of Idioms by L2 Learners of English.
Cooper, Thomas C.
TESOL Quarterly, v33 n2 p233-62 Sum 1999
Investigated the online processing strategies used by a sample of nonnative speakers of English who were asked to give the meanings of selected common idioms presented in a written context. Data were gathered using a think-aloud procedure; participants were asked to verbalize their thoughts as they arrived at the meaning of the idioms. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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