ERIC Number: EJ484772
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Acquisition of Vocabulary from the Sweet Valley Kids Series: Adult ESL Acquisition.
Cho, Kyung-Sook; Krashen, Stephen D.
Journal of Reading, v37 n8 p662-67 May 1994
Describes a case study in which four adult female students of English as a Second Language participated in a free reading program for several months, reading books in the Sweet Valley series written for children and youth. Shows that all four women became enthusiastic readers and that their ability to speak and understand everyday English improved as well. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A