Future professional dictionary users and their use of dictionaries

Authors

  • Marjeta Vrbinc University of Ljubljana
  • Alenka Vrbinc University of Ljubljana

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4312/an.38.1-2.139-152

Keywords:

English / Dictionary use / Dictionaries / Methodology / Slovenia

Abstract

The article presents the results of a study on dictionary use by students of English who are to become professional dictionary users. The first part of the article gives information on test subjects, their knowledge of English and their dictionary habits. The second part discusses the results of individual tasks with an emphasis on dictionary use and the relationship between the correctness of the students' answers and their dictionary consultation. In the last part of the article information is presented concerning the types of dictionaries students own; additionally, there is a discussion of the reasons why students do not consult their dictionaries as often as they should.

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Published

1. 12. 2005

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How to Cite

Vrbinc, M., & Vrbinc, A. (2005). Future professional dictionary users and their use of dictionaries. Acta Neophilologica, 38(1-2), 139-152. https://doi.org/10.4312/an.38.1-2.139-152