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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
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Publisher:
Elsevier Ltd
Journal:
System
Volume:
43
Issue:
1
Pages:
11-29
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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ISSN:
0346-251X
URN:
uuid:e8cfc073-6fbf-4375-9fc4-e7e107c6763e
Source identifiers:
463031
Local pid:
pubs:463031
Language:
English
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