Research on Dictionary Use in the Context of Foreign Language Learning : Focus on Reading Comprehension.

Tono, Yukio.
Tübingen : De Gruyter, Inc., 2001.
1 online resource (269 pages)
Lexicographica. Series Maior Ser.
Lexicographica. Series Maior Ser. ; v.106

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Part 1: Research on Dictionary Use: State of the Art
1. User-oriented Dictionary Research: a Brief History
1.1. Lexicography: theory and practice
1.2. The user perspective: innovation
1.3. The growing awareness of user needs
1.4. Advances in user-oriented research
2. Research on Dictionary Use in Language Learning
2.1. Dictionary use in vocabulary learning
2.2. Dictionary use in decoding activities
2.3. Dictionary use in encoding activities
2.4. Summary
3. Needs and Skills Analysis of L2 Dictionary Users
3.1. The development of needs analysis in dictionary research
3.2. A framework for needs analysis
3.3. Needs analysis of native speakers as dictionary users
3.4. Needs analysis of ESL/EFL learners
3.5. Skills analysis
3.6. A new framework for needs and skills analysis
3.7. Summary
4. Research on Dictionary Use: Methodological Considerations
4.1. Areas and hypotheses concerning research into dictionary use
4.2. Towards a more comprehensive framework for the research on dictionary use
4.3. Methods for research into dictionary use
4.4. Summary
Part 2: Empirical Studies
5. The Effect of Long-term Dictionary Use on Reading Comprehension
5.1. Purpose
5.2. Method
5.3. Results
5.4. Discussion
5.5. Summary
6. How to Assess Dictionary Using Skills for Language Learning
6.1. Two major studies on the assessment of dictionary using skills
6.2. The components of a test of dictionary using skills
6.3. A comparative study of the dictionary skills test
6.4. Summary
7. A Good Dictionary User: What Makes the Difference?
7.1. Background
7.2. Method
7.3. Results and discussion
7.4. Summary
8. Macrostructure Skills: Idiom Look-up Operations
8.1. The treatment of idioms in dictionaries.
8.2. Idiom patterns in the Oxford Dictionary of Current Idiomatic English (1985)
8.3. Idiom look-up strategies: Béjoint (1981)
8.4. Method
8.5. Results
8.6. Discussion
8.7. Summary
9. Microstructure Skills: Process of Dictionary Look-up in L2/L1 Translation
9.1. Background
9.2. Method
9.3. Results
9.4. Discussion
9.5. Summary
10. Microstructure Skills: the Effect of Menu on the Look-up Process
10.1. Purpose
10.2. Method
10.3. Results and discussion
10.4. Summary
11. Macrostructure Revisited: the Effect of Signposts/Guidewords
11.1. Background
11.2. Method
11.3. Results and discussion
11.4. Summary
12. Using Learners' Error Information for L2 Lexicography
12.1. Background
12.2. JEFLL corpus project
12.3. Collocation errors of English basic verbs
12.4. Corpus analysis procedure
12.5. Results of verb collocation analysis
12.6. Integrating error information into lexicographical description
12.7. Summary
13. L2 Learner Corpora for Pedagogical Dictionaries: The Case of Make
13.1. Background
13.2. Method
13.3. Results
13.4. Summary
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