Reading and Vocabulary Acquisition: Supporting Evidence and Some Objections

Document Type: Original Article

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University of Southern California, US

Abstract

I continue here the long-standing discussion on the familiar topic of whether subconscious language acquisition is more powerful than conscious language learning, with a focus on vocabulary, adding recent studies as well as older ones I missed in previous publications on this topic (e.g. Krashen, 2004). 

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