ERIC Number: EJ637434
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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A Defence of Simplification.
Nation, I. S. P.; Deweerdt, Jean Paul
Prospect, v16 n3 p55-67 Dec 2001
Argues that simplified or graded readers are an essential part of a language learning program if learners of all proficiency levels are to have the opportunity to do incidental language learning through reading, and to develop fluency in reading. Evidence is provided to support this from a corpus study of versions of "Dracula." (Adjunct ERIC for ESL Literacy Education) (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special issue: Vocabulary Teaching and Learning.