Empirical Research Methodology

  • Gaiyan Wang


To empirically test the effect of the pedagogical intervention, a randomized pretest-posttest design with one experimental group and two control groups was adopted. Instruction was conducted following the CLIC instructional model, which involves two steps: inform the learners of the nature of the lexical meaning they should seek, and teach them how to infer lexical meanings.


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  • Gaiyan Wang
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  1. 1.School of English StudiesXi’an International Studies UniversityXi’anChina

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