Comprehending News Videotexts : the Influence of the Visual Content

@inproceedings{Cross2011ComprehendingNV,
  title={Comprehending News Videotexts : the Influence of the Visual Content},
  author={Jeremy Cross},
  year={2011}
}
Jeremy Cross Nanyang Technological University Informed by dual coding theory, this study explores the role of the visual content in L2 listeners’ comprehension of news videotexts. L1 research into the visual characteristics and comprehension of news videotexts is outlined, subsequently informing the quantitative analysis of audiovisual correspondence in the news videotexts used. In each of five lessons, ten pairs of Japanese EFL learners participated in a sequence of tasks in which they… CONTINUE READING

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