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ERIC Number: EJ542928
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-4273
Pragmatic Issues Related to Reading Comprehension Questions: A Case Study from a Latino Bilingual Classroom.
Field, Margaret
Issues in Applied Linguistics, v7 n2 p209-24 Dec 1996
Addresses challenges faced by bilingual children transitioning to literacy in English when answering reading comprehension questions requiring interpretation and synthesis of information related to fictitious characters' thoughts. Notes that understanding a character's perspective may depend on inference, rather than on lexical content within a text. (17 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue: Applied Linguistics and Education.