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Author Wesche, Marjorie Bingham, 1941-
Title Lexical inferencing in a first and second language : cross-linguistic dimensions / Marjorie Bingham Wesche and T. Sima Paribakht.
Imprint Bristol, UK ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : Multilingual Matters, 2009.

Author Wesche, Marjorie Bingham, 1941-
Series Second language acquisition
Second language acquisition (Clevedon, England)
Subject Vocabulary -- Study and teaching.
Second language acquisition.
Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Alt Name Paribakht, Tahereh, 1949-
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 193 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Research on the lexical inferencing process and its outcomes -- Cross-linguistic issues in lexical inferencing -- Conceptualization and methodology -- First language influences on knowledge source use in second language lexical inferencing -- Inferencing success and initial development of word knowledge -- Trilingual study summary, discussion and implications.
Summary Lexical inferencing is a central process in both reading comprehension and word learning through reading. This title presents a comprehensive research review on second language lexical inferencing and a fresh study of first and second language lexical inferencing by speakers of Persian, French and English.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781847692245 (electronic bk.)
1847692249 (electronic bk.)
9781847692238 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
1847692230 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9781847692221 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1847692222 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 593273477
Additional Format Print version: Wesche, Marjorie Bingham, 1941- Lexical inferencing in a first and second language. Bristol, UK ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : Multilingual Matters, 2009 9781847692238 (DLC) 2009033461 (OCoLC)430816170

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