Data for: Of False Friends and Familiar Foes: Comparing native and non-native understanding of figurative phrases
Description of this data
Rating data for English native speakers, general non-natives (various L1s) and Chinese L1 speakers, rating figurative phrases (in English) for familiarity, transparency, meaning and decomposability. Phrases are English idioms, novel metaphors, unfamiliar idioms (translated from German and Bulgarian) and idioms translated from Chinese. Non-native speakers include demographic data about their language learning background, English usage and vocabulary proficiency.
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Cite this dataset
Carrol, Gareth; Littlemore, Jeannette; Dowens, Margaret (2017), “Data for: Of False Friends and Familiar Foes: Comparing native and non-native understanding of figurative phrases”, Mendeley Data, v1 http://dx.doi.org/10.17632/x5m39wbkr5.1
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