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ERIC Number: EJ646904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0141-0423
Discovering EFL Learners' Perception of Prior Knowledge and Its Roles in Reading Comprehension.
Lin, Zheng
Journal of Research in Reading, v25 n2 p172-90 Jun 2002
Shows that English as a foreign language (EFL) students in mainland China believe that their command of English vocabulary plays a crucial role in their reading comprehension. Suggests the final replacement of linguistic knowledge by conceptual or sociocultural knowledge as the top factor that affects their reading comprehension seems to take place one year after beginning of the tertiary EFL course. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China