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My Schema Has Feelings Too!

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Rotch 108

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Can an emotion ever truly be labeled; who decides which language to use when forming its basis? A word forms a summary for a complex range of feelings and can take on various forms across languages and cultures. This presentation explores how understanding concepts and vocabulary is dependent upon activation of students’ schema in their L1.

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My Schema Has Feelings Too!

Rotch 108

Can an emotion ever truly be labeled; who decides which language to use when forming its basis? A word forms a summary for a complex range of feelings and can take on various forms across languages and cultures. This presentation explores how understanding concepts and vocabulary is dependent upon activation of students’ schema in their L1.