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ERIC Number: EJ533621
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1052-231X
Linguistic Minority Adults and Literacy Education.
Fowler-Frey, Jaclyn M.
Adult Basic Education, v6 n2 p84-96 Sum 1996
Adult basic education fails to recognize fundamental differences between instructors and students whose native language is not English or whose home language is a nonstandard English dialect. Solutions include using the additive model of literacy development, using home languages first, and increasing understanding of linguistic minority groups. (SK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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