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ERIC Number: EJ665988
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0922-4777
The Role of Phonological and Syntactic Awareness in Second-Language Reading: The Case of Spanish-Speaking Learners of French.
Lefrancois, Pascale; Armand, Francoise
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, v16 n3 p219-46 Apr 2003
Explores the role of phonological and syntactic awareness of 9- to 11-year-old Spanish-speaking learners of French in four components of second-language reading. Finds (1) phonological tasks in L2 better explain decoding; (2) word recognition through the visual route is best explained by corresponding ability in L1; (3) sentence comprehension is best explained by oral competence in L2; and (4) text comprehension is explained by ability in L1. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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