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R13 Colina, 42-44 - e Comprehension fails when the...

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Roshni Sheth R13: Colina, 42-44 I. Theoretical and empirical research can greatly improve translation skills. II. Research on reading comprehension shows that if a reader reads interactively, he/she will modify the schemata. a. The schemata are one’s background knowledge and experiences. b. Comprehension involves the accumulation of knowledge structures. c. A person must connect new information with the information is the schemata. d. Authors make assumptions about what information from the schemata that the readers will or will not be able to identify.
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Unformatted text preview: e. Comprehension fails when the author’s anticipations are wrong or when a reader cannot make a connection between new and old information. III. Texts do not contain meanings but simply directions for constructive meanings. IV. Scenes and frames semantics explains how words are scenes that activate frames, which are mental images. a. Words (scenes) only have potential meanings (frames) that are activated by mean (context) activation. V. Translators should use top-down or bottom-up processes to prevent comprehension errors....
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