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ERIC Number: EJ624562
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0922-4777
The Role of Vowels in Reading Semitic Scripts: Data from Arabic and Hebrew.
Abu-Rabia, Salim
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, v14 n1-2 p39-59 Mar 2001
Investigates the effect of vowels and context on reading accuracy of skilled adult native Arabic speakers in Arabic and in Hebrew, their second language. Reveals a significant effect for vowels and for context across all reading conditions in Arabic and Hebrew. Finds that the vowelized texts in Arabic and the pointed and unpointed texts in Hebrew were comprehended significantly better. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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