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ERIC Number: EJ618090
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0026-7902
A Native-Like Ability To Circumlocute.
Jourdain, Sarah
Modern Language Journal, v84 n2 p185-95 Sum 2000
Addresses the norms of native and native-like circumlocution, an important skill for compensating for gaps in lexical knowledge. Participants in the study, both native and native-like speakers, were found to employ similar strategies while circumlocuting, including the use of synonyms, analogies, and descriptions. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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