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ERIC Number: EJ596876
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Promoting an Interest in Language To Stimulate College Students' Vocabulary Development.
Wellington, Kathy
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v43 n3 p280-81 Nov 1999
Describes using the book "The Professor and the Madman" (which tells the story of how the "Oxford English Dictionary" came into being) in a college or developmental reading class. Notes it motivates students to take greater interest in language and work on expanding their vocabularies, thus promoting vocabulary development and close attention to words. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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