Some Strategies for Dealing with English Vocabulary in Reading
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- scanning or neglect; word-structure; context; differences
English is one of the most important languages in the world. It is important because of its worldwide use. More and more people in the world choose English as a foreign language for the purpose of profession, science and international communication. For English learners, Reading is one of the basic techniques in English study and meanwhile vocabulary is one key aspect in reading. During the reading process, we usually come across many new words. As an international language in this society, English has about one million English words in all. You can see English words almost every where, even in some non-English-spoken countries. Therefore, how to deal with the new words in reading process becomes a crucial issue for a foreign leaner. Good readers can use several techniques to deal with the problem to make their reading more effective. In this paper, some strategies and skills such as, scanning, guessing the meaning of the unknown words from word-structure and context and so on are introduced.
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TY - CONF AU - Yanhong Zhang PY - 2015/09 DA - 2015/09 TI - Some Strategies for Dealing with English Vocabulary in Reading BT - Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Contemporary Education, Social Sciences and Humanities PB - Atlantis Press SP - 29 EP - 33 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iccessh-16.2016.7 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/iccessh-16.2016.7 ID - Zhang2015/09 ER -