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ERIC Number: EJ632835
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1356-2517
The Use of Metaphor in University Lectures and the Problems That It Causes for Overseas Students.
Littlemore, Jeanette
Teaching in Higher Education, v6 n3 p333-49 Jul 2001
Examined the use of metaphors in lectures at a British university, and overseas students' interpretations of them. Found that metaphors were very prevalent and overseas students' interpretations differed significantly from lecturers'. The students often misunderstood the main points of the lecture and misinterpreted the lecturer's stance toward the topic of the lecture. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)