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ERIC Number: EJ605134
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1056-7941
The Lexical Advantages of Narrow Reading for Second Language Learners.
Schmitt, Norbert; Carter, Ronald
TESOL Journal, v9 n1 p4-9 Spr 2000
Suggests that exposure to recurrent topics and vocabulary in authentic texts helps students develop reading competence and confidence. Approaches narrow reading from three perspectives: one employing a corpus analysis of newspaper readings to demonstrate how narrow reading lowers the vocabulary load of texts, one learner-focused, reporting students' perceptions of narrow reading, and one pedagogical. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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