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The evidence indicates that active vocabulary is acquired at a slower rate than passive vocabulary, as well as to a smaller extent (Laufer and Paribakht 1998; Schmitt 2008: 335).
1985), "A semantic field approach to passive vocabulary acquisition for reading comprehension," TESOL Quarterly, 19: 497-511.

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