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Bail, Amelie; Morini, Giovanna; Newman, Rochelle S. – Journal of Child Language, 2015
We examined code-switching (CS) in the speech of twenty-four bilingual caregivers when speaking with their 18- to 24-month-old children. All parents CS at least once in a short play session, and some code-switched quite often (over 1/3 of utterances). This CS included both inter-sentential and intra-sentential switches, suggesting that at least…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Speech Communication, Code Switching (Language), Vocabulary Development
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Christou, Spyros; Sanz-Torrent, Monica; Coloma, Carmen J.; Guerra, Ernesto; Araya, Claudia; Andreu, Llorenç – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2021
Background: Function words, and more specifically prepositions and prepositional locutions, are considered to be one of the most important difficulties for children with DLD. Aims: To examine the capacity of bilingual children with developmental language disorder (DLD) to comprehend different Spanish prepositions and prepositional locutions in a…
Descriptors: Children, Developmental Disabilities, Bilingualism, Comprehension
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Cadavid, Sara; Beato, María Soledad – Psicologica: International Journal of Methodology and Experimental Psychology, 2017
A wide array of studies have explored memory distortions with the Deese/Roediger-McDermott (DRM) paradigm, where participants study lists of words (e.g., "door," "glass," "pane," "shade," "ledge," etc.) that are associated to another nonpresented critical word (e.g., WINDOW). On a subsequent memory…
Descriptors: Recognition (Psychology), Word Lists, Spanish, Undergraduate Students
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Montelongo, Jose A.; Hernandez, Anita C.; Herter, Roberta J.; Cuello, Jaime – Reading Teacher, 2011
Latino English learners (ELs) come to elementary classrooms with many English-Spanish cognates in their listening, speaking, reading, and writing vocabularies. Cognates are words that are orthographically, semantically, and syntactically similar in two languages because of a shared etymology. Some cognates are identical in both English and…
Descriptors: Cues, Etymology, Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development
Alvarez, Manuel Rabanal – Yelmo, 1975
This article discusses the origin and history of three Spanish idioms: "Aqui hay gato encerrado,""Seguir en sus trece," and "La carabina de Ambrosio." (Text is in Spanish.) (CLK)
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, Expressive Language, Idioms, Language Patterns
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Schon, Isabel – Young Children, 2001
Reviews 15 children's books in Spanish. Titles reviewed include: "Perro y gato [Dog and Cat]" (Ricardo Alcantara); "Baldomero va a la escuela [Baldomero goes to School]" (Alain Broutin); "Duerme bien, pequeno oso [Sleep well, Little Bear]" (Quint Buchholz); "El mas bonito de todos los regales del mundo [The Most Beautiful Gift in the World]…
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Childrens Literature, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Language Books
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Winik, Ruth – Special Libraries, 1972
The automated Experimental Library Management System (ELMS) in use at the IBM Los Gatos Laboratory has proved to offer unique advantages in fulfilling the reference function. All records of the library, including complete bibliographic descriptions, order information and circulation status, are available at the librarian's fingertips at the…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Experimental Programs, Library Automation, Library Services
Rosenberg, Joe, Ed. – 1995
This collection contains eight children's plays in English, Spanish, and bilingual formats. Intended participants and audiences range from preschool children to young adults; most scripts encourage audience participation. Most authors are Americans of Latin American descent or birth, and characters in the plays come from Mexican, Puerto Rican, and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Bilingual Education, Children, Consciousness Raising
Boeren, Ad, Ed.; Kater, Adri, Ed. – 1990
This book documents the experiences that were gathered in project DELSILIFE, Development of a Coordinated Educational Intervention System for Improving the Quality of Life of the Rural Poor through Self-Reliance. The project was carried out by the Regional Center for Educational Innovation and Technology (INNOTECH) for the South-East Asian…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Community Action, Community Education
Los Gatos Union School District, CA. – 1973
Guidelines for a secondary school principal's advisory council are presented. The organizational guidelines describe council membership, responsibilities, and procedures. (DW)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Guidelines, Organizational Development, Parent Participation
McAllister, Caryl – 1971
Although a large part of a document retrieval system's resources are devoted to indexing, the question of how people do subject indexing has been the subject of much conjecture and only a little experimentation. This dissertation examines the relationships between a document being indexed and the index terms assigned to that document in an attempt…
Descriptors: Automatic Indexing, Indexes, Indexing, Information Retrieval