Mario Rinvolucri Papers: Dictionaries and Opinions

  • Author:
    Mario Rinvolucri
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  • Description:
    Rinvolucri explores the nature of dictionaries and presents four simple exercises that allow students to engage with them. The author describes how a Korean interpreter used a dictionary to teach her classmates, and how dictionaries can be used as a source of cultural background information. The subjective nature of dictionary writing is also discussed. Overall, the article highlights the value of using a dictionary as a tool for improving language skills and learning about culture.
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    Note included by the author: "Amended version of article"; it included handwritten correction by Mario Rinvolucri
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