ERIC Number: ED170711
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Applied Linguistics and Reading.
Shafer, Robert E., Ed.
Each of the 12 articles in this book deals with an aspect of linguistics theory and its application to understanding or teaching reading. The topics covered include: defining reading in proper perspective, the relevance of applied linguistics for teachers of reading, why children should want to learn to read, dialects and reading, the features of black dialects that affect reading, a semiforeign language approach to teaching reading to bidialectal children, language acquisition and learning to read, language experiences for teachers, miscue analysis with an emphasis on comprehension, language and reading, Spanish reading for Spanish speakers, and one aspect of a British preschool intervention study. (FL)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Beginning Reading, Bilingual Students, Black Dialects, Child Language, Dialects, Language Acquisition, Miscue Analysis, Psycholinguistics, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Sociolinguistics, Spanish Speaking, Teaching Methods
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, Newark, Delaware 19711 (Order No. 722, $4.00 member, $6.00 non-member)
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
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