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ERIC Number: EJ594651
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1038-1562
The Text-Image Interaction and Second Language Learning.
Astorga, Maria Cristina
Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, v22 n3 p212-33 Oct 1999
Argues that pictures illustrating the written narrative facilitate the decoding process for children learning English as a second language (ESL). Describes a study analyzing the text-image relations in picture books used for ESL students. Provides questions ESL teachers can use to develop criteria for assessing the function of visual images in illustrated stories. (NH)
Australian Literacy Educators Association, ALEA National Office, P.O. Box 3203, Norwood, South Australia 5067; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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