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ERIC Number: EJ554024
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1195-7131
The Effect of Free Reading on Language and Academic Development: A Natural Experiment.
Chang, Jin Sook; Krashen, Stephen
Mosaic: A Journal for Language Teachers, v4 n4 p1,13-15 Sum 1997
Argues that free reading in a second language (such as English) done outside of school makes an important contribution to literacy development and academic achievement. Concludes that free reading is responsible for competence in writing style as well as other aspects of literacy. (four references) (CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Korea