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Radinger, Sandra – Language Awareness, 2018
This paper discusses the relationship between language awareness and agency by means of a follow-up analysis of language diary based interviews with refugees and locals in Vienna collected in 2016. Based on the previous insights gained about the availablity of linguistic resources, the study puts forward arguments for relating the question of…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Case Studies, Refugees, Discourse Analysis
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Chipere, Ngoni – Language Awareness, 2001
Examined whether variations in adult native speaker performance arise from variations in working memory capacity or variations in procedural grammatical competence. Three groups of 18-year-old native speakers of English were tested on comprehension and recall of English complex noun phrase constructions. Results support the view that variations in…
Descriptors: Adults, Communicative Competence (Languages), English, English (Second Language)
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Cortazzi, Martin; Shen, Wei Wei – Language Awareness, 2001
Explores six Chinese terms that are among a handful of identifiable cultural keywords that have played an important role in Confucian heritage cultures. by examining common translations and explanations of the keywords in English, shows that their meanings are interrelated and overlapping.A questionnaires was used to investigate how native Chinese…
Descriptors: Chinese, Comparative Analysis, Confucianism, Cultural Awareness