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An investigation into the effects of vocabulary learning strategies on the retention of Latin vocabulary in a Year 7 class

  • Hannah Warwicker

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This study took place in a Year 7 class in a selective mixed independent school and examines the use of learning strategies for Latin vocabulary. The students were asked how they normally learn vocabulary, and these results using their normal method are compared to the results of using three different strategies.

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