ERIC Number: EJ622015
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Learning Words from Books: The Effects of Read-Aloud on Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition.
Ulanoff, Sharon H.; Pucci, Sandra L.
Bilingual Research Journal, v23 n4 p409-22 Fall 1999
Sixty third-grade English learners received one of three treatments: listening to a story in English with no intervention or explanation, listening to the story with concurrent Spanish translation, or listening to the story with preview of background and review of important points in Spanish. Vocabulary development scores were highest among the last group. (Contains 29 references.) (Author/SV)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Grade 3, Reading Aloud to Others, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development
Online at http://brj.asu.edu/v234/indexg.html.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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