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Qian, David D. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1996
Challenges the assumption that contextualized vocabulary learning invariably leads to superior retention. The article compares two different instructional treatments in a university classroom experiment in China in the teaching of English as a foreign language: the study of contextualized versus decontextualized English word lists. (40 references)…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Context Effect
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Howlett, Frederick G. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Presents a method for teaching vocabulary in the language class that is based on etymology and association. Word lists and sample materials for French are appended. (AM)
Descriptors: Associative Learning, Etymology, French, Language Instruction
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Lister, Anthony C. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Presents a list of vocabulary items peculiar to French Canadian news broadcasts, intended for developing listening comprehension skills. (AM)
Descriptors: Educational Media, French, Language Instruction, Listening Comprehension