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2013 | 10 | 1 | 135-144
Article title

Internalization and Production of Metaphorical Expressions with EFL Students

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The paper presents the results of qualitative research with 20 EFL students, who were exposed to structured metaphorical input for one academic year. It will be demonstrated how metaphorical expressions covered in classes are used spontaneously by students in writing tasks some time after they had been introduced and practiced, which is clear evidence of internalization that surfaces during production.
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10
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1
Pages
135-144
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Dates
published
2013-03-01
online
2013-02-22
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Publication order reference
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YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_rjes-2013-0011
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