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ERIC Number: EJ626222
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0141-0423
The Effects of Bilingualism on Learning To Read English: Evidence from the Contrast between Urdu-English Bilingual and English Monolingual Children.
Mumtaz, Shazia; Humphreys, Glyn W.
Journal of Research in Reading, v24 n2 p113-34 Jun 2001
Explores the effects of Urdu on the acquisition of English literacy skills by comparing the reading, memory and phonological processing skills of bilingual Urdu-English and monolingual English children (7-8 years old). Demonstrates that bilingual reading development can have a positive effect on the acquisition of literacy skills, such as phonological awareness, regular-word reading and phonological memory. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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IES Cited: ED497258