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ERIC Number: EJ605561
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1523-5882
Bridging the Gap between Native Language and Second Language Literacy Instruction: A Naturalistic Study.
Watkins-Goffman, Linda; Cummings, Victor
Bilingual Research Journal, v21 n4 p381-94 Fall 1997
An ethnographic study of a freshman composition class at the Universidad Autonoma de Santa Domingo (Dominican Republic) examined classroom practices and behaviors of the professor and students as students learned to improve their native-language reading and writing skills. Differences from U.S. classrooms are discussed in terms of the needs of immigrant second-language learners. Contains 22 references. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Dominican Republic