Analysis of the Influence of Schema Theory on Second Language Acquisition

Lu Ye


Scratch from the definition of “Schema” and “Schema Theory”, to further analyze its positive impact and insightful guidance schema theory has exerted over cross-cultural communication samples. And that sort of similar conclusions or patterns could be applied and greatly referred into second language learning process, providing certain new angles about foreign language studying.


Schema Theory, Second Language Acquisition

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18282/l-e.v9i5.2059


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