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An investigation of morphological awareness in Japanese learners of English

Abstract:

Developing morphological awareness (MA) is an essential component of vocabulary growth, given that it can contribute to enhanced depth of vocabulary knowledge and provides a pathway to deeper associations with more members of a word family. Despite the considerable body of vocabulary research, specific relationships between different aspects of MA are not yet well understood. This is particularly the case for learners of a second language, such as Japanese ESL (English as a second language) l...

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10.1080/09571731003663614

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Hayashi, Y More by this author
Journal:
Language Learning Journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
1
Pages:
105-120
Publication date:
2011-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1753-2167
ISSN:
0957-1736
URN:
uuid:2e9cdec0-5745-423a-be39-7fdad9187e68
Source identifiers:
500412
Local pid:
pubs:500412
Language:
English

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