Reading and Language Learning

Reading and Language Learning

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Reading and language learning are interdependent. While reading necessitates linguistic knowledge, reading ability enhances linguistic knowledge expansion. This volume explores the reciprocal relationship between reading and language learning. Explores how reading and language learning are interrelated, bringing new insights to discussions on the unique nature of reading development in a second language Covers topics including cross-linguistic constraints on second-language reading development, bilingualism and literacy, linguistic resources and reading strategies, incidental vocabulary acquisition through reading, local language processing and global text comprehension, and cross-linguistic effects on word identification Views second-language reading as a multi-faceted and multi-lingual construct Examines a variety of reading sub-skills, ranging from word identification to discourse comprehension.Before reading each passage, all participants were oriented to the task of reading for the purpose of subsequently answering ... Descriptive statistics for all variables, correlations, and inferential statistical analyses are reported below. Table 3 ... The minimum score corresponds to the 4th grade, whereas the maximum score corresponds to the postsecondary reading level (i.e., beyond the 12th grade).

Title:Reading and Language Learning
Author:Keiko Koda
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell - 2007-10-29


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