ERIC Number: EJ662933
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Students' Understanding of Dictionary Entries: A Study with Respect to Four Learners' Dictionaries.
Jana, Abhra; Amritavalli, Vijaya; Amritavalli, R.
Indian Journal of Applied Linguistics, v29 n1 p5-20 Jan-Jun 2003
Investigates the effects of definitional information in the form of dictionary entries, on second language learners' vocabulary learning in an instructed setting. Indian students (Native Hindi speakers) of English received monolingual English dictionary entries of five previously unknown words from four different learner's dictionaries. Results exposed drawbacks of instructional vocabulary learning. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: India