List of John Benjamins publications for which Natasha Tokowicz plays a role.
The effects of transliterations, thematic organization, and working memory on adult L2 vocabulary learning. Journal of Second Language Studies 1:1, pp. 141–1652018.
We examine how L2 vocabulary learning is affected by the information provided to the learner during training, organization of the to-be-learned vocabulary, and working memory capacity of the learner. Native English speakers were taught Arabic vocabulary in seven sessions, during which they heard L1… read more | Article
Determinants of translation ambiguity: A within and cross-language comparison. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 6:3, pp. 290–3072016.
Ambiguity in translation is highly prevalent, and has consequences for second-language learning and for bilingual lexical processing. To better understand this phenomenon, the current study compared the determinants of translation ambiguity across four sets of translation norms from English to… read more | Article
Translation ambiguity: Consequences for learning and processing. Research in Second Language Processing and Parsing, VanPatten, Bill and Jill Jegerski (eds.), pp. 281–2942010.
Translation ambiguity occurs when a word in one language can be translated in more than one way into another language. This cross-language phenomenon comes from several sources of within-language ambiguity including lexical ambiguity, polysemy, and near-synonymy. We review the existing research on… read more | Article