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Master of Arts in English Composition
This thesis focuses on connotative meaning routinely ignored or difficult to locate in the available ESL textbooks and dictionaries. This perceived absence led to the following study: a review of ESL textbooks, a review of standard monolingual English and learner dictionaries, and a survey of ESL instructors.
Bozzetti-Engstrom, Marie Linnea, "What's in a word?: Connotation in teaching English to speakers of other languages" (2002). Theses Digitization Project. 2078.