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by davidzhuang

Psycholinguistics is an interdisciplinary field of study in which the goals are to understand how people acquire language, how people use language to speak and understand one another, and how language is represented and processed in the brain. Psycholinguistics is primarily a sub-discipline of...
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by ds2u17csc

Antiautonymy refers to a linguistic setting where pairs of words or phrases that one would think, given their appearances, would be antonymous, but strangely, in reality, are synonymous.  H
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by dtual

As your knowledge of French is expanding, developing writing skills is not simply a matter of putting words together and trying to ‘get the grammar right’. Instead, it is increasingly becoming an exercise in which you also have to organise your ideas in a coherent fashion, which will...
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by dtual

Research has shown that adults spend 40-50% of communication time listening, 25-30% speaking, 11-16% reading and 9% writing (Rivers, 1984:331). Hence the need for you to develop effective listening skills.
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by dtual

These learning activities are to be used at post-GCSE level. At that level, it is important to understand what direct and indirect objects are and also to use pronouns effectively. The activities below will provide you with a step by step progression towards a better understanding and usage of what...
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by dtual

We all use a range of strategies when confronted with a new recording in a foreign language or even in our mother-tongue. Think for instance of the TV screens you can see in café or pubs: the conversations around us might prevent us from hearing everything that is said but picking-up a few...
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by dwrkin

Gamers have spent countless hours saving princesses, dodging bullets, and dismembering Grecian monsters. What drives us to keep coming back to these experiences? Researchers around the world have spent decades measuring the effects games have on our society: how they encourage or discourage...
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by dy1d16

The lecture that you attend on your course can provide important information for the understanding and developing critical thinking. It is important for you to develop this skill which benefits your academic performance, workshop and daily life.
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by ead00005

The pupils are already familliar with the vocabulary for the french family members and are having a recap by watching chez-mimi and and answering the questions which will follow. Following the youtube video, pupils will be expected the do some reading and answer comprehension questions.
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by ead00005

The pupils are already familiar with different vocabulary for french family. They will listen to the vokis and then read the transcripts. Following this, the pupils will then complete a gap fill exercise.