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ERIC Number: EJ619880
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0802-6106
An Examination of Written Expression in Bilingual Students'"Non-Academic" Language: Assessment of Sense of Story Structure and Interlinguistic Transfer.
Francis, Norbert
International Journal of Applied Linguistics, v10 n2 p187-219 2000
Four classes of bilingual children from Grades 3 and 5, speakers of Spanish and Nahuatl, participated in a study of literacy development focused on interlinguistic transfer and the application of narrative schemata as seen in writing samples produced in both languages. Reports on a methodological approach seen to be effective in eliciting connected discourse and borrowing and code switching features. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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