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Title: The acquisition of idiomatic expressions through a cognitive linguistics-based instruction: A pilot study
Paper URL: http://www.academia.edu/3552597/The_acquisition_of_idiomatic_expressions_through_a_cognitive_linguistics-based_instruction_a_pilot_study
Author: Silvia Perez-Cortes
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Homepage: http://sperezco.weebly.com
Institution: Rutgers University
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Subject Language: Spanish
Abstract: The aim of this pilot study is to explore the effectivity of implementing various techniques postulated by Cognitive Linguistics (CL) in the acquisition of vocabulary in the foreign language classroom.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Conference proceeding, Actas del IX Congreso Internacional de Lingüística General, Universidad de Valladolid, 21-23 June, 2010.
Publication Info: Perez Cortes, S (2011). The Acquisition of idiomatic expressions through aCognitive Linguistics-based instruction: a pilot study, Actas del IX CongresoInternacional de Lingüística General, Universidad de Valladolid, 21-23 June, 2010.
URL: http://www.academia.edu/3552597/The_acquisition_of_idiomatic_expressions_through_a_cognitive_linguistics-based_instruction_a_pilot_study
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