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Vocabulary knowledge and growth in immersion and regular language-learning programmes in Hong Kong

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The aim of this study was to investigate vocabulary knowledge and growth across two different language-learning programmes in Hong Kong. The two programmes compared were English immersion programmes (IM) and regular English second-language programmes (RL2). While previous research has identified an overall advantage to IM with respect to language development, comparatively little research on vocabulary development in IM has examined the potential interaction between different types of words (...

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10.1080/09500780903576125

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Role:
Author
Journal:
LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION
Volume:
24
Issue:
3
Pages:
215-238
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1747-7581
ISSN:
0950-0782
URN:
uuid:45874b68-b5e5-45b6-a295-0b53a32f6e4e
Source identifiers:
132320
Local pid:
pubs:132320

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