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Not only did John Rupert Firth teach British military personnel to eavesdrop on conversations between Japanese pilots over the radio, but he also gave us one of the best known quotes on vocabulary and its co-dependent relationship with its context. This idea has implication for the way we teach and learn vocabulary, and the importance of mass amounts of meaning-focused input.
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