Native Language Knowledge May Subconsciously Affect Second Language Knowledge

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Native Language Knowledge May Subconsciously Affect Second Language Knowledge

Postby ehophi » 04 Jun 2012, 05:43

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/news/pressr ... guals.aspx

I don't know how surprising that this should be. People use all sorts of associative devices to retain information, and we know that inventing a narratives, landscapes, etc. helps that retention (which is how I help myself to remember my Hanzi, [even when they're tonally disconnected: ㄦ, 兄, 兌, 說, 稅, etc.], [even when I don't yet know what they mean: , 父, 斤, 斧, etc.]).
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