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ERIC Number: EJ264193
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
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Sociolinguistics of the English Writing System or Why Children Aren't Adults.
Stubbs, Michael
Australian Journal of Reading, v5 n1 p30-36 Mar 1982
Explores the English language spelling system and the differences between written and spoken language. Points out that, although young children have a complex understanding of language, four-to-six-year-olds do not have the linguistic competence of adults. Explains how teachers can help in areas of difficulty. (JM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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