Investigating Greek student’s dictionary use strategies

Elina Chadjipapa, Lena Papadopoulou


The present study investigates the Greek student’s skills and strategies in dictionary use such as attitudes, habits and techniques adopted from the dictionary users. The first version of the Strategy Inventory for Dictionary Use (S.I.D.U) was given to 177 students attending in two different departments of the Democritus University of Thrace during 2012-2013. The results showed that students seem to use dictionary strategies effectively; especially lemmatization strategies are the most frequently reference skills.


dictionary use strategy, reference skill, Strategy Inventory for Dictionary Use (S.I.D.U), look up strategies, lemmatization strategies

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