ISBN-10:
0805856129
ISBN-13:
9780805856125
Pub. Date:
10/29/2007
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Learning to Read Across Languages: Cross-Linguistic Relationships in First- and Second-Language Literacy Development / Edition 1

Learning to Read Across Languages: Cross-Linguistic Relationships in First- and Second-Language Literacy Development / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780805856125
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/29/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents


List of figures     vii
Preface     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction: conceptualizing reading universals, cross-linguistic variations, and second language literacy development   Keiko Koda   Annette M. Zehler     1
Theoretical underpinnings     11
Learning to read: general principles and writing system variations   Charles A. Perfetti   Susan Dunlap     13
Conceptual and methodological issues in comparing metalinguistic awareness across languages   Li-Jen Kuo   Richard C. Anderson     39
Impacts of prior literacy experience on second language learning to read   Keiko Koda     68
Languages, writing systems and learning to read     97
Introduction and glossary     97
Arabic literacy development and cross-linguistic effects in subsequent L2 literacy development   Michael Fender     101
Learning to read Chinese: cognitive consequences of cross-language and writing system differences   Min Wang   Chin-Lung Yang     125
Facets of metalinguistic awareness related to reading development in Hebrew: evidence from monolingual and bilingual children   Esther Geva     154
Learning to read in Khmer   Annette M. Zehler   Saloni Sapru     188
Literacy experience in Korean: implications for learning to read in a second language   Eunyoung Christine Park     201
Thinking back and looking forward   Keiko Koda     222
Notes on contributors     235
Index     239

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