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Experts' personal metaphors and similes about language learning strategies

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This article examines many instances of figurative language - metaphors and similes - employed by six international experts to describe language learning strategies and their involvement with such strategies over many years. The first stage of analysis showed that the experts' metaphors and similes were associated with (a) construction, (b) visual arts, (c) food and drink, (d) liquid, (e) travel/movement, (f) cultivation, (g) music, (h) light, (i) sports, (j) business, (k) animals, and (l) te...

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Longhini, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
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Journal:
SYSTEM
Volume:
43
Pages:
11-29
Publication date:
2014-04-05
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ISSN:
0346-251X
URN:
uuid:a37bf6d0-8d0f-456c-8034-fca34d7e69e9
Source identifiers:
450919
Local pid:
pubs:450919

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