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ERIC Number: EJ1062540
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Nov
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISSN: ISSN-1692-5777
Reading Comprehension from a First to a Second Language
Montes, Florencia; Botero, María Patricia; Pechthalt, Tracy
GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, n3 p53-73 Nov 2009
The purpose of this action research paper is to disseminate the results of a 2-month study which focuses on how a student's first language (L1) reading comprehension skills affect the same skills in their second language (L2). The subjects of the study are sixth grade girls, ranging in age from 11 to 13 years old. They attend a private bilingual school in Bogotá, Colombia. The school instructs young people mostly from the higher socio-economic population. Outcomes presented are correlated with both established theories and research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 6; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools; Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Colombia (Bogota)