ERIC Number: ED056621
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Feb-17
Reference Count: 0
The Contributions of Foreign Language Learning to the Development of Reading Skills.
Sandstrom, Eleanor L.
This article briefly discusses ways in which the study of foreign language contributes to the development of reading skills in the speaker's native language. Comments are directed to the following areas: (1) auditory discrimination, (2) visual discrimination, (3) association and insight, (4) the reading process, (5) expansion of vocabulary, (6) culture, (7) sound-symbol relationships, (8) morphological changes, (9) study skills, and (10) psychological impact. (RL)
Descriptors: Auditory Discrimination, Language Skills, Psycholinguistics, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Habits, Reading Processes, Reading Skills, Second Language Learning, Silent Reading, Student Motivation, Visual Discrimination, Vocabulary Development, Word Recognition, Word Study Skills
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia School District, PA.