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Advances in Psychological Science    2019, Vol. 27 Issue (9) : 1574-1584     DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2019.01574
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The contextual learning of the lexical meaning in adults’ native language learning
Wenjuan LIU,Jimei; DONG,Mengshu CUI,Gongxiang CHEN()
School of Education and Psychology, University of Jinan, Jinan 250022, China
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The contextual learning was the main approach in adults’ native language learning. Researchers have accumulated extensive experimental evidence. Researchers divided lexical meaning learning into two stages: the first stage was the acquisition of corresponding concept for the novel word and the second one was integrating the meaning of novel words into the existed semantic network. According to relevant studies in terms of the two processing stages, this paper sorted out the role of context, vocabulary and subject factors on adult vocabulary meaning learning. Future research needs to pay more attention to new concept learning and metaphorical meaning learning, and so on.

Keywords lexical meaning learning      contextual learning      conceptual semantic network      taxonomic relation      thematic relation      feature relation     
ZTFLH:  B842  
Corresponding Authors: Gongxiang CHEN     E-mail: sep_chengx@ujn.edu.cn
Issue Date: 24 July 2019
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Wenjuan LIU,Jimei; DONG,Mengshu CUI, et al. The contextual learning of the lexical meaning in adults’ native language learning[J]. Advances in Psychological Science, 2019, 27(9): 1574-1584.
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