Reading as situated language: A sociocognitive perspective

James Paul Gee

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Comprehension of written and verbal language is as much about experience with the worlds of home, school, and work as it is about words.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)714-725
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy
Issue number8
StatePublished - May 1 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education


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