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Vocabulary and Reading

  1. Ana Pellicer-Sánchez

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1267

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Pellicer-Sánchez, A. 2012. Vocabulary and Reading. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Vocabulary and reading are characterized by a reciprocal and mutually supportive relationship. A common way of looking at this relationship has been to focus on the dual direction of its effect (Hu & Nation, 2000).


  • second language acquisition;
  • reading;
  • vocabulary