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Acquisition of Word Meaning from Context by Children of High and Low (Volume 15 No. 1)

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Acquisition of Word Meaning from Context by Children of High and Low (Volume 15 No. 1) by H. Werner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Efficient process of word-meaning acquisition by studying the responses of (relatively) high-and low-ability college students to a word-meaning acquisition task. The investigators found that both high- and low-ability groups formed a rough notion, or model, of an un-known word's meaning from initial contexts.

: Acquisition of Word Meaning from Context by Children of High and Low (Volume 15 No. 1) (): Werner, H., Kaplan, Edith, Ph.D.: Books. The process of acquiring word meaning from context was investigated for high- and low-ability fifth-grade children.

Findings demonstrated characteristics of processing that differentiate successful and less successful acquisition and underscore the complexity of the meaning-acquisition by: A study proposed a sequenced process for inferring word meaning from context in order to investigate experimentally where, within the process, differences between learners of varying skill occur, and to discover the kinds of information students need in order to acquire vocabulary most effectively.

Six five-step tasks, each designed around an artificial word, were administered individually to Cited by: 2.

Get this from a library. The acquisition of word meaning from context by children of high and low ability. [Margaret Gentile McKeown; S Jay Samuels]. 30 5th graders were assigned to high- and low-ability groups based on their scores on the Vocabulary subtest of the Stanford Achievement Test and were given a task that tested their ability to derive the meaning of an unknown word from a sequence of contexts and to use the newly learned word in subsequent contexts.

Significant differences were found in favor of the high-ability by: “Contextual ” vocabulary acquisition is the active, deliberate acquisition of a meaning for a word in a text by reasoning from context, without external sources of help such as dictionaries or people.

• are high frequency, important words that will make a difference in your student’s reading (e.g., was, are, of, said, and, are, they, how). • are familiar words that exemplify the sound or pattern your student is working on words that lend themselves to further exploration File Size: KB. Definition of low-context from the Collins English Dictionary.

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In anthropology, high-context culture and low-context culture is a measure of how explicit the messages exchanged in a culture are, and how important the context is in communication.

High and low context cultures fall on a continuum that describes how a person communicates with others through their range of communication abilities: utilizing gestures, relations, body language, verbal messages.

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Half of the infants heard the words bike and hat, and the other half heard tree and pear. For each infant, one word was heard in High Pitch and the other in Low Pitch.

For half the infants, the High Pitch word was the matched familiarization item and the Low Pitch item was the mismatched familiarization by: Language development in humans is a process starting early in life. Infants start without knowing a language, yet by 10 months, babies can distinguish speech sounds and engage in research has shown that the earliest learning begins in utero when the fetus starts to recognize the sounds and speech patterns of its mother's voice and differentiate them from other sounds after birth.

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A culture's tendency to use high-context messages over low-context messages in routine communication. High-context: less/non-verbal/implicit communication, long-term relationships, multiple ties with others, face-saving important, decisions made face-to-face, shared/coded /implicit knowledge and rules, strong boundaries between insider-outsider.

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Nativists argue that children have an inborn desire to make sense of the world. With their natural drive to attend to the spoken word and sort out meanings, children can use language as a way to make sense of their world.

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abstract This study compares the performances of 16 advanced and 19 beginning English language learners on a listening comprehension task that focused on linguistic and pragmatic processing.

• Can students determine word meanings through context clues. Some vocabulary is subject-specific, but the text includes many terms familiar to students that are supported by context clues. The vocabulary is subject-specific, includes many unfamiliar terms, and provides limited support through context clues.

collectivism, high/low context, and power distance. power distance and so forth—that does not mean that every person in that culture is an indi-vidualist.

The United States, for example, is considered an individualistic culture, yet groups HIGH- AND LOW-CONTEXT CULTURES. Human. CHAPTER 2 The Cultural Context. Basic concepts are words that depict location (i.e., up/down), number (i.e., more/less), and participating in reading activities.

Understanding and using basic concepts help children learn to read and understand what they’ve read or written. They also help children Smooth/Rough High/Low.

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‘Underspecification’ (sense-generality) in semantics refers to the fact that the meanings of some linguistic expressions are not complete without the context. To take an example of one word, ‘red,’ its meaning in a phrase such as “red book” is sim.

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They may practice individual words or write high-frequency word sentences such as "I like to _____," or "We go by the _____." Keep a checklist of high-frequency words.

When a student has memorized a word, meaning he or she can read it without decoding or write it without seeing the word, check the word off and move on to the next word. High-context culture is a phrase that was created by anthropologist Edward T.

Hall in the s to describe a culture's style of communication. Learn more about high-context cultures from examples. and low parental education levels, regularly have been found to undermine children’s development. A third approach would focus on the community, neighborhood, or school context as an at-risk environment.

For example, a low-income community with a high crime rate and a low high school graduation rate might be viewed as.In other words, the idiomatic meaning may be more or less directly linked to the literal one. For example, in go by the book, the figurative meaning – to follow the directions exactly – is closely related to the literal meaning, whereas in keep your shirt on the figurative meaning –remain calm – is unrelated to the literal meaning –to.High/Low (or Deep) Tell children that pitch has to do with how high or low a sound is.

Model the sounds that correspond to the words, and ask them to imitate you. Then ask for examples from the book and write them on the chart.

High pitch: birds on p. 7, bats on .