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the parts of literature or speech that immediately precede and follow an unknown word or phrase and clarify its meaning.

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What are the various context clue techniques children use to learn a new word?

Is there any literature that discusses in great detail what the various context clues are that children use to learn a new word? I found myself reading a few papers "The development of a ...
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How can I improve my ability to find the definition of unknown words using the context?

Most people can easily determine the definitions of words they've never seen before in their L1 because of contextual clues that surround the unknown word. I'd like to do the same with an L2 that I'm ...
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