ERIC Number: EJ611138
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Culture: The Experience of Some of Our Bilingual Pupils.
English in Education, v34 n2 p45-53 Sum 2000
Explores the nature of reading for meaning as it affects the reading abilities of secondary-age bilingual pupils. Discusses cultural schemata theories which seek to account for the influence of culture on the reading process; links these to a school-based study. Illustrates the importance of cultural determinants on the understanding of text and suggests possible strategies for overcoming potential textual difficulties. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Reflecting Forward.