Idiomatic Mastery in a First and Second Language

The comprehension, retention and production of idiomatic expressions is one of the most difficult areas of the lexicon for second language (L2) learners, even very advanced students, to master. This book investigates this under-researched and interesting aspect of language acquisition, shedding... Ausführliche Beschreibung

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Verfasserangabe: Monica Karlsson.
Format: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch
veröffentlicht: Blue Ridge Summit, PA : Multilingual Matters, [2019]
Enthält: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Simultaneous Effects of Age, Context, Transparency and Frequency on Idiom Comprehension in a First and Second Language -- 3. Do Multimodal and Visualization Techniques Enhance Students' Comprehension and Retention of L2 Idioms? -- 4. Persisting Ignorance and (Partial) Misinterpretations of L2 Idioms After Treatment -- 5. L2 Comprehension of Creative Idiom Variants -- 6. Productive Mastery of L2 Idioms in Free Composition Writing -- 7. Summing Up and Directions for Future Research -- References -- Author Index -- Subject Index
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Simultaneous Effects of Age, Context, Transparency and Frequency on Idiom Comprehension in a First and Second Language -- 3. Do Multimodal and Visualization Techniques Enhance Students' Comprehension and Retention of L2 Idioms? -- 4. Persisting Ignorance and (Partial) Misinterpretations of L2 Idioms After Treatment -- 5. L2 Comprehension of Creative Idiom Variants -- 6. Productive Mastery of L2 Idioms in Free Composition Writing -- 7. Summing Up and Directions for Future Research -- References -- Author Index -- Subject Index
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ISBN: 9781788922371
9783110661460
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Inhaltsangabe:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Simultaneous Effects of Age, Context, Transparency and Frequency on Idiom Comprehension in a First and Second Language
  • 3. Do Multimodal and Visualization Techniques Enhance Students' Comprehension and Retention of L2 Idioms?
  • 4. Persisting Ignorance and (Partial) Misinterpretations of L2 Idioms After Treatment
  • 5. L2 Comprehension of Creative Idiom Variants
  • 6. Productive Mastery of L2 Idioms in Free Composition Writing
  • 7. Summing Up and Directions for Future Research
  • References
  • Author Index
  • Subject Index