INFERRING WORD MEANING THROUGH CONTEXT CLUES: A STEP TO ENHANCHE READING COMPREHENSION
By: Neng Syifa Masnoneh
One of the purposes of teaching English to EFL learners is to equip them with reading skill so that they can comprehend an authentic English text for...
Context Clues are hints that the author gives to help define a difficult or unusual word. The clue may appear within the same sentence as the word to which it refers, or it may be in a preceding or subsequent sentence. Because most of your vocabulary is gained through reading, it is important that y...
The Structure and Meaning of 'Catch-22'
The critical reputation of Joseph Heller's Catch-22 (1961) is a curiosity. The book is often praised, even celebrated, yet most critics are still puzzled by such basic matters as the structure of the novel. Friends and foes alike tend to agr...
The goal of this research is to create a large-scale lexical knowledge base (LKB) from online dictionaries and to develop efficient and effective methods to access information stored explicitly in the LKB as well as to infer information that is only implicit. Central to the task of...
WRITING CLUES FOR STUDENTS
Introduction Getting Started Writing as Thinking (4) ◊ Generating Ideas Through Free Writing (3) ◊ Mapping (6) ◊ Finding a Topic Having Ideas (7) ◊ Helpful Hints for Choosing a Paper Topic (10) ◊