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Representational language learning: from language awareness to text awareness

Sincetheearly1980stherehasbeenastrongtheoreticalundercurrentadvocatingtheuseofliteratureinlanguageteaching.

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express'thesame'idea;havingalreadylearnedoneword,whydo theyhavetolearnothers?Thislimitedattitudewouldbelike learningtodrivewithouteverchangingoutoffirstgear.English hasagreaterword-hoardthananyotherlanguage,andthisisto beseenasaresourceratherthanasadeterrenttolearning.