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Alavi Moghaddam S B, Kheirabadi M. The Study of Core Vocabulary in Children´s Stories and Poems of “Roshde Noamuz” Magazine. LRR. 2014; 5 (2) :139-160
URL: http://lrr.modares.ac.ir/article-14-10709-en.html
1- Associate Professor in Linguistics, Research and Planning Organization (SAMT) & Allame Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran
2- M.A. in Linguistics (Teaching Farsi to Non-Persian Students), Allame Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (5477 Views)
While writing a literal or educational text, especially for children, it is very important to know the characteristics of the readers. Children’s literature and educational professionals believe that using difficult vocabulary or structures in a text will eliminate the reader’s motivation, so using simple structures and core vocabulary is very important. Core vocabulary means a list of words that have high frequency in use, and everyone (in an age level) can understand their meaning. In this research, we study the usage of core vocabulary in 20 texts from “Roshde Noamuz” magazine according to Nematzade et al (2011). The results of this research can be fruitful in writing and translating childrenʼs texts. We further aim to find vocabulary that all Iranian children can understand its meaning to use in literal and educational texts.
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Article Type: Research Paper | Subject: Education|Teacher Training
Published: 2014/06/22

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