Jieun Irene Ahn
Michigan State University
Publications 4
#1Susan M. GassH-Index: 47
#2Paula WinkeH-Index: 16
Last.Jieun Irene AhnH-Index: 2
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#1Paula Winke (MSU: Michigan State University)H-Index: 16
#2Shinhye Lee (MSU: Michigan State University)H-Index: 2
Last.Hyung-Jo Yoon (CSUN: California State University, Northridge)H-Index: 2
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This study investigated the cognitive validity of two child English language tests. Some teachers maintain that these types of tests may be cognitively invalid because native-English-speaking children would not do well on them (Winke, 2011). So the researchers had native speakers and learners of English aged 7 to 9 take sample versions of two standardized English reading and writing tests: the Young Learners Tests of English, Bronze and Silver, administered by Cambridge Michigan Language Assessm...
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#1Aline Godfroid (MSU: Michigan State University)H-Index: 10
#2Jieun Irene Ahn (MSU: Michigan State University)H-Index: 2
Last.Hyung Jo Yoon (CSU: California State University)H-Index: 1
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This study responds to the call for more ecologically valid psycholinguistic research (Spivey & Cardon, 2015) by examining how readers incidentally acquire multifaceted vocabulary knowledge while reading a long, authentic text. Using eye tracking, we explore how the processing of unfamiliar words changes with repeated exposure and how the repeated exposure and processing affect word learning. In two sessions, native and non-native English speakers read five chapters of an authentic English novel...
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#1Jieun Irene Ahn (MSU: Michigan State University)H-Index: 2
Introduction Schmidt’s Noticing Hypothesis (1990, 1994, 1995, 2001), which proposes that the process of noticing enables the conversion of input to intake, has been hugely influential and is now “regarded as a mainstream SLA construct” (Yoshioka, Frota, & Bergsleithner, 2013, p. 7). Early studies on noticing mainly involved the issue of whether attention or awareness— and what types—were necessary for L2 learning (Gass, 1997; Leow, 1997, 2000; Robinson, 1995; Schmidt, 1990; Tomlin & Vila, 1994)....