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ERIC Number: EJ648601
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1086-296X
A Cross-Linguistic Perspective on Imagery and Affect in Reading: Dual Coding in Chinese and English.
Steffensen, Margaret S.; Goetz, Ernest T.; Cheng, Xiaoguang
Journal of Literacy Research, v31 n3 p293-319 Sep 1999
Studies Chinese bilingual readers' nonverbal responses (vividness of imagery and emotional response) to a text in English and in Chinese. Finds readers of English text did not understand the passage as well as readers of the Chinese version; however, imagery and affect were formed even in the absence of total understanding, showing they are fundamental aspects of foreign language reading. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China