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Processing of L2 words in bilingual children and adults: predictors, patterns, and tendencies

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Within the context of foreign language learning, very little research has examined how learners process second language (L2) words in terms of which variables best predict their processing speed and which mechanisms best characterize bilingual lexical processing. The present study set out to address this gap by using a range of learner and lexical variables (such as vocabulary size, word length, and age of acquisition) as points of reference against which to identify the best predictors of...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Educational Studies
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Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:22b9fdb7-f394-497f-9e9b-84b1544459ab
Local pid:
ora:12204

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