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Educ. Sci. 2016, 6(3), 23; doi:10.3390/educsci6030023

A Latin Functionalist Dictionary as a Self-Learning Language Device: Previous Experiences to Digitalization

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Department of Latin Philology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Ciudad Universitaria s/n, Madrid 28040, Spain
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Colegio Jesús Mária, Juan Bravo 13, Madrid 28006, Spain
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Academic Editors: Ana-María Fernández-Pampillón and Antonio Pareja-Lora
Received: 13 March 2016 / Revised: 12 June 2016 / Accepted: 20 June 2016 / Published: 21 July 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue e-Vocabularies and e-Learning)
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The application of a methodology based on S.C. Dik’s Functionalist Grammar linguistic principles, which is addressed to the teaching of Latin to secondary students, has resulted in a quantitative improvement in students’ acquisition process of knowledge. To do so, we have used a self-learning tool, an ad hoc dictionary, of which the use in different practices has made students understand, at a basic level, the functioning of this language. View Full-Text
Keywords: education; Latin lexicography; dictionaries; functional grammar education; Latin lexicography; dictionaries; functional grammar
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Márquez, M.; Chaves, B. A Latin Functionalist Dictionary as a Self-Learning Language Device: Previous Experiences to Digitalization. Educ. Sci. 2016, 6, 23.

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