Title

The Effect Of Context On The Understanding Of Idiomatic Expressions And Multiple-Meaning Vocabulary Words For Monolingual And Bilingual Readers

Date of Award

1980

Availability

Article

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Abstract

Purpose. The major purpose of this study was to determine if context facilitated the understanding of idiomatic expressions and multiple-meaning words presented in narrative passages and if the passages containing these linguistic elements were comprehended by sixth- and eighth-grade subjects.

Keywords

Education, Reading

Link to Full Text

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