Evaluating L 2 readers ’ vocabulary strategies and dictionary use

@inproceedings{Ferris2008EvaluatingL2,
  title={Evaluating L 2 readers ’ vocabulary strategies and dictionary use},
  author={C P Ferris},
  year={2008}
}
A review of the relevant literature concerning second language dictionary use while reading suggests that selective dictionary use may lead to improved comprehension and efficient vocabulary development. This study aims to examine the dictionary use of Japanese university students to determine just how selective they are when reading nonfiction English texts for general comprehension. The findings suggest that highintermediate and advanced learners are often selective when considering whether… CONTINUE READING

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