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Enhancing English language learners’ text understanding through metaphor awareness

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posted on 2015-01-01, 00:00 authored by Leonardo Veliz
The study examined awareness of metaphor as a tool to enhance English language learners’ understanding of texts with embedded metaphors. Findings revealed that an enhanced awareness of metaphor, as indicated by greater use of the metalanguage of metaphor, longer turns conversation and reflective journals, helped them get deeper text meaning.

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xv, 455 pages : tables, graphs (some coloured)

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thesis

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thesis

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eng

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Research doctorate

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PhD

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T Henry, Z Golebiowski

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Faculty of Arts and Education

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School of Education

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