Publication details [#53507]

Hamada, Megumi and Keiko Koda. 2010. The Role of Phonological Decoding in Second Language Word-Meaning Inference. Applied Linguistics 31 (4) : 513–531.
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Oxford University Press


This study examines whether resemblance between first (L1) and second language (L2) orthographic processing eases L2-decoding efficiency and whether L2-decoding efficiency adds to word-meaning inference to varying levels among L2 learners with various L1 orthographic backgrounds.