ERIC Number: EJ606002
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000-May
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Metalinguistic Awareness and Reading Acquisition in the Spanish Language.
Gonzalez, Juan E. Jimenez; Gonzalez, Maria del Rosario Ortiz
Spanish Journal of Psychology, v3 n1 p37-46 May 2000
Investigated metalinguistic awareness in learning to read Spanish, focusing on print awareness, phonological awareness, decoding, and reading comprehension. Studies of 136 preliterate Spanish children indicated a relationship between phonological awareness and reading and revealed the importance of syllabic awareness in developing other levels of phonological awareness. A relationship between print awareness and reading comprehension was found. (SM)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Decoding (Reading), Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Metalinguistics, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Spanish, Syllables
Faculty of Psychology, Complutense University of Madrid, Somosaguas, 28223, Madrid, Spain.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Spain