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Terms related to the process of learning a language.

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Pedagogial lexicography

Language; Language learning

Grammar: Noun. Area: Lexicography. Definition: Pedagogical lexicography is a complex area that encompasses applied linguistics related to vocabulary structure, reading comprehension, ...

Language in use

Language; Language learning

Il Foreign Language testing, the section of a test in which lexicon, morphology and grammar are explicitly assessed, different from other abilities such as "oral comprehension" or "written ...

Language in use

Language; Language learning

The term as I know it refers to a part of a test in which lexicon, morphology and grammatic is specifically tested. It is a "fuzzy" term, since it is difficult to find a concrete description precise ...

Polyvocality

Language; Language learning

In contrast to univocality, this is the use of multiple voices as a narrative mode within a text, typically in order to encourage diverse readings rather than to promote a preferred reading.

Univocality

Language; Language learning

In contrast to polyvocality, this is the use of a single voice as a narrative mode within a text. Univocal texts offer a preferred reading of what they represent.

Language-learning environment

Language; Language learning

Definition: language learning environment is "a complex network of interrelated contexts" ( p. 158), and clinicians, educators, and other communication partners must find ways to support a child's ...

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Language; Language learning

Teaching of English to speakers of other languages; teaching English as an additional language to those who speak other languages as their mother tongue.

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