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ERIC Number: EJ535942
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0026-7902
L2 Reading Ability: Further Insight into the Short-Circuit Hypothesis.
Taillefer, Gail F.
Modern Language Journal, v80 n4 p461-77 Win 1996
Discusses the notion of a language proficiency threshold that short circuits the transfer of reading ability from the native language (L1) to a second language (L2). This study, in which cognitive complexity of tasks and students' L2 proficiency levels vary, focuses on university students in France reading preprofessional English texts. (39 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: France