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Investigating reading comprehension in English as additional language learners: children's processing of metaphors and internal inconsistencies when reading text

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English as an additional language (EAL) learners form a large group of students in UK schools and are known to differ from monolinguals, particularly in vocabulary and reading comprehension, but little is known about the way they process texts when reading. The three experiments presented in this thesis had three overarching objectives: first, to establish how children process different metaphors; second, to investigate how children monitor their comprehension; and third, to compare these ...

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SSD
Department:
Education
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University of Oxford, Department of Education; University of Goettingen, Department of Educational Psychology
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Role:
Supervisor
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2019-07-03

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