Title: Dictionary use as a way of learning vocabulary in SLA : a preliminary study Author: Songhao, Liu
Volume: Directions: Journal of Educational Studies no.36, vol.19, no.1, 1997
|Subject: || English language|Dictionaries|
Second language acquisition
Collation: p. 82-99 ;
Abstract: Liu Songhao reports on a study which counteracts a view held by some second language acquisition scholars that guessing is a better strategy for acquiring vocabulary than is referring to a dictionary. Songhao’s research indicated that both strategies can be helpful and may also be complementary.