By Agnieszka Otwinowska

This e-book brings jointly linguistic, psycholinguistic and academic views at the phenomenon of cognate vocabulary throughout languages. It provides a large-scale, long term study venture concentrating on Polish-English cognates and their use by way of bilingual and multilingual learners/users of English. It discusses extensive qualitative and quantitative info to provide an explanation for which elements have an effect on a learner’s information of cognates, how grownup novices can reap the benefits of raised know-how and even if cognate vocabulary can be utilized with more youthful rookies as a motivational process. The paintings exhibits how cognate vocabulary will be tested from a number of methodological views and offers significant insights into crosslinguistic affects in language studying. whereas the point of interest of the experiences is Polish-English cognates, the study should be of curiosity to somebody educating rookies of alternative language constellations, degrees, a long time and backgrounds.

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