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Dynamism and movement idioms in English : university classroom CAI Idiom Acquisition Effect

Author ChenYing
Tutor LiRongBao
School Fujian Normal University
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords Idiom Acquisition Chunks Schema Iconicity Double decoding Multimedia generative theory Multimedia notes
CLC H319
Type Master's thesis
Year 2009
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Idioms prevalent in the language in the two idioms are second language learners to master sign language skills . However idiom has a structure fixity , semantic integrity and opacity characteristics make idioms become part of the vocabulary most difficult to master . In this paper, linguistics About chunks , drawings and vocabulary iconicity research to double decoding , multimedia learning theory generated by experimental comparison , examine the different rendering modes university classroom Idiom Acquisition effects, explore the multimedia environment, different media presentation in Second Language Vocabulary memory effect problems . In this study, single factor and three levels were tested designs, by examining the design of multimedia CAI courseware presentation on three moderate the effect of English learners to explore Idiom Acquisition of effective teaching strategies CAI idioms . Our research and observations found in the multimedia environment , the use of images in the memory of multimedia teaching idioms overall effect is superior to text-only idioms teaching methods, in short-term memory , the dynamic screen mode compared to the static picture comment ways obvious advantages , but in the long-term memory of multimedia notes using dynamic screen mode to get the best memory retention effect . Our study further confirmed the multimedia technology on Second Language Idiom Acquisition role in promoting.

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