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ERIC Number: EJ529157
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0270-2711
The Influence of Culture and Attitudes on Reading Comprehension in SL: The Case of Jews Learning English and Arabs Learning Hebrew.
Abu-Rabia, Salim
Reading Psychology, v17 n3 p253-71 Jul-Sep 1996
Investigates attitudes and cultural background of Israeli Arab students learning Hebrew and Israeli Jewish students learning English to reading comprehension in familiar/unfamiliar cultural stories. Compares contexts: Arabs as minority group learning the majority language and Jews as majority group learning a minority language. Indicates that students scored higher in reading comprehension while reading texts with familiar cultural content. (PA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Israel