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Electronic pop-up dictionaries are all the rage! But are they really helping you improve your Chinese? John and Jared take a research-based look at the impact of pop-up dictionaries and answer the question “Can you really click your way to fluency?”
The guest interview is with Chris Max, a famous YouTuber you’ve likely never heard of because his videos are in Chinese and made for Chinese audiences. This is a rerun interview from January 2020.
Links from the episode:
- Research paper: Reading strategies and reading comprehension retention with and without a pop-up dictionary by beginning learners of Chinese
- Research paper: The use of e-dictionary to read e-text by intermediate and advanced learners of Chinese
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