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|Time distribution and intentional vocabulary learning through repeated reading: a partial replication and extension
|Serrano Serrano, Raquel
|Ensenyament de llengües estrangeres
Foreign language teaching
|Taylor and Francis
|The aim of this study is to analyze the effect of different schedules of repeated reading practice on intentional vocabulary learning, and constitutes a partial replication and extension of the authors' previous study on incidental vocabulary learning. Two groups of Taiwanese EFL learners (n = 72) engaged in five repeated reading sessions; one group had the sessions on consecutive days (1-day intersession interval, ISI), whereas the other had them once a week (7-day ISI). Apart from reading for meaning, the students were also asked to focus on 36 target words. The students were tested before and immediately after the treatment. Moreover, a delayed posttest was scheduled at a retention interval (RI) of 4 and 28 days for the intensive group and spaced group respectively (considering an ISI/RI ratio of 25%). The results indicate that the shortspaced repeated reading sessions had a significantly more positive effect on vocabulary learning on both immediate and delayed posttest than the long-spaced sessions. The benefits of the short-spaced schedule were clearer in the current study on intentional vocabulary learning than in the authors' previous study on incidental learning through repeated reading.
|Versió postprint del document publicat a: https://doi.org/10.1080/09658416.2021.1894162
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|Language Awareness, 2023, vol. 32, num. 1, p. 1-18
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|Articles publicats en revistes (Llengües i Literatures Modernes i Estudis Anglesos)
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