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ERIC Number: EJ621551
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0023-8333
Deriving the Meaning of Unknown Words from Multiple Contexts.
van Daalen-Kapteijins, Maartje; Elshout-Mohr, Marianne; de Glopper, Kees
Language Learning, v51 n1 p145-81 Mar 2001
Students 11-12 years old were asked to derive the meaning of five unknown words, each embedded in three contexts. Students Proficiency was examined in three activities: decontextualization, cumulative testing, and defining. Eight students of high- and low-verbal ability were compared. Showed that young students are capable of performing meaning derivation activities that are generally ascribed to mature students of high verbal ability. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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