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Investigating Age in the Use of L1 or English-Only Instruction: Vocabulary Acquisition by Korean EFL Learners

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This study examines the effects of teachers' language use-first language Korean (L1) or second language English (L2)-on the vocabulary acquisition and retention of two age groups: elementary school children after only a few years of English study (n=443) and adults at university with demonstrably higher levels of proficiency (n=286). Its context is the frequent recommendation by policy makers that L2 teachers should maximize the use of the target language and do so from the very beginning of ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Role:
Author
Journal:
MODERN LANGUAGE JOURNAL
Volume:
97
Issue:
4
Pages:
887-901
Publication date:
2013-12-05
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EISSN:
1540-4781
ISSN:
0026-7902
URN:
uuid:16911ed3-4560-49c8-8e6e-3aa0d72eaa04
Source identifiers:
441593
Local pid:
pubs:441593

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