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Seidlhofer, Barbara – Reading in a Foreign Language, 1990
Draws a distinction between two kinds of summarization involved in discourse comprehension: abbreviated versions and brief accounts. English summaries written by Austrian university students are used to illustrate the different degrees of contextualization, or schematic priming, that influenced the amount of processing the students performed on…
Descriptors: College Students, Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries