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ERIC Number: EJ648939
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Balancing the Responsibility: First Language Literacy Maintenance among Foreign Students and Their Children.
Weissberg, Robert; Ortiz, Robert
College ESL, v9 n1-2 p19-27 Dec 2000
Examined the extent to which foreign student families view attrition of the first language (L1) and academic skills as a serious issue for their children, and what steps they take to maintain these skills. Suggests foreign-student parents are concerned their children are losing L1 literacy and academic ability and are supplementing their children's school curricula with in-home reading and writing activities. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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