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Gunjawate, Dhanshree R.; Ravi, Rohit; Bhagavan, Srividya – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability and validity of the Kannada version of the Consensus Auditory-Perceptual Evaluation of Voice (CAPE-V). Method: The Kannada version of CAPE-V comprises six phrases that are phonetically designed as per the CAPE-V requirements. Sixty-five (21 individuals with dysphonia and 44…
Descriptors: Test Reliability, Test Validity, Dravidian Languages, Voice Disorders
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Berent, Iris; Bat-El, Outi; Brentari, Diane; Platt, Melanie – Cognitive Science, 2020
Does knowledge of language transfer across language modalities? For example, can speakers who have had no sign language experience spontaneously project grammatical principles of English to American Sign Language (ASL) "signs"? To address this question, here, we explore a grammatical illusion. Using spoken language, we first show that a…
Descriptors: Linguistic Borrowing, Grammar, Speech Communication, American Sign Language
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John, Sunila; Veena, Kadiyali D.; Nelson, Hanna; Aithal, Venkataraja Udupi; Patil, Rekha; Rajashekhar, Bellur – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2020
Various speech metrics have been developed to assess and monitor phonological development in young children. Process Density Index (PDI) is one such measure employed to determine the severity of phonological errors and speech intelligibility. The present study explored the utility of PDI as a measure of phonological development in 756…
Descriptors: Phonology, Scores, Intelligibility, Child Language
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Paplikar, Avanthi; Varghese, Feba; Alladi, Suvarna; Vandana, V. P.; Darshini, K. J.; Iyer, Gowri K.; Kandukuri, Rajmohan; Divyaraj, Gollahalli; Sharma, Meenakshi; Dhaliwal, R. S.; Kaul, Subhash; Saroja, Aralikatte Onkarappa; Ghosh, Amitabha; Sunitha, J.; Khan, Arfa Banu; Mathew, Robert; Mekala, Shailaja; Menon, Ramshekhar; Nandi, Ranita; Narayanan, Jwala; Nehra, Ashima; Padma, M. V.; Pauranik, Apoorva; Ramakrishnan, Subasree; Sarath, Lekha; Shah, Urvashi; Tripathi, Manjari; Sylaja, P. N.; Varma, Ravi Prasad; Verma, Mansi; Vishwanath, Yeshaswini – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2022
Background: Picture-naming tests (PNTs) evaluate linguistic impairment in dementia due to semantic memory impairment, impaired lexical retrieval or perceptual deficits. They also assess the decline in naming impairment at various stages of dementia and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) that occurs due to progressive cognitive impairment. With the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Naming, Pictorial Stimuli, Language Impairments
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Sambathrani, K.; Jayashree, S. – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
The study on "Spelling Ability of Students with Visual Impairment in Higher Education" was carried out with 30 samples enrolled in higher education. The samples were selected by using stratified sampling method. A standardized tool "Differential Aptitude Test" (1990) developed by George K. Bennett, Harold G. Seashore, and…
Descriptors: Spelling, Visual Impairments, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Perera, Nirukshi – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2021
Transplanting non-Western religions to Western nations results in first-generation migrant attempts to transmit faith in vastly different contexts. Especially as adolescents, second-generation migrants tackle mediating their personal religious beliefs in a society with diverse religions and ideologies as well as negotiating membership of their…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Religious Education, Generational Differences, Adolescents
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Aishwarya, N.; Deborah, D. Ruth – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2021
The present study was carried out with 120 Native Tamil speakers to know the effects of age and instructional language on narrative comprehension and inference-making ability. Children from 3rd to 5th grades (8 to 11 years) were divided into Group A (n = 60; Monolinguals) and Group B (n = 60; Bilinguals). Seven questions were framed to assess…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dravidian Languages, Age Differences, Language of Instruction
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O'Brien, Beth A.; Mohamed, Malikka Begum Habib; Yussof, Nurul Taqiah; Ng, Siew Chin – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
Phonological awareness is critical for early reading acquisition across alphabetic as well as non-alphabetic languages. The grain size of phonological awareness varies with oral language structure and written orthography across languages. Phonological awareness' grain size and contribution to reading for simultaneous biliterate children is…
Descriptors: Phonological Awareness, Emergent Literacy, Early Reading, Phonemes
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Siebenhütter, Stefanie – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2021
Language practices and attitudes among young minority language speakers in Thailand, focusing on the Kui language, are examined. Sociolinguistic data obtained from three months of fieldwork in the northeastern provinces of Surin, Sisaket and Ubon Ratchathani and in Bangkok provide insights into the language competence, language attitudes and…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Language Minorities, Language Maintenance, Sociolinguistics
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O'Brien, Beth A.; Lim, Nicole Cybil; Habib Mohamed, Malikka Begum; Arshad, Nur Artika – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2020
Reading and writing skills are intricately associated, and their mutual influence is seen as a dynamic process during literacy development for English. However, a broader understanding of the cross-domain development of literacy would be gained by examining literacy acquisition across different languages and scripts. An advantageous approach is to…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Elementary School Students, Primary Education, Beginning Reading
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Sun, Baoqi; Loh, Chin Ee; O'Brien, Beth Ann; Silver, Rita Elaine – AERA Open, 2021
Long-term school absences during pandemic lockdowns may result in learning gains and losses much like the summer reading loss, but little is known about the actual effects of such lockdowns. This mixed-methods study examined changes in reading enjoyment, amount and resources in three groups of bilingual children--English-Chinese, English-Malay,…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Elementary School Students
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Monsrud, May-Britt; Rydland, Veslemøy; Geva, Esther; Thurmann-Moe, Anne Cathrine; Halaas Lyster, Solveig-Alma – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2022
This cross-sectional study investigated first (L1) and second (L2) language receptive and expressive vocabulary in a sample of 542 typically developing bilingual children of immigrants (age range 6-13), coming from six different L1 backgrounds in Norway. Results demonstrated that children's L1 and L2 vocabulary skills increased with age. From a…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Age Differences, Vocabulary Development, Native Language
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Nakamura, Pooja R.; Joshi, R. Malatesha; Ji, Xuejun Ryan – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
In this study, we examine the relative contributions of syllabic awareness, phonemic awareness, and oral vocabulary knowledge in early akshara reading ability from Grades 1 through 5. The performance of 488 students in two states of South India, Karnataka (Kannada language) and Andhra Pradesh (Telugu language), was measured. Results from a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dravidian Languages, Syllables, Phonemic Awareness
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Meddegama, Indu Vibha – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2020
The widespread marginalisation of heritage languages in public and political discourse coupled with the association of proficiency in host languages with personal and professional gain have led many diasporic communities to shy away from transmitting their heritage languages at home (Curdt-Christiansen 2016): a context considered to be optimal for…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Social Values, Language Maintenance, Native Language
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Wolfenden, Freda; Adinolfi, Lina – Learning, Media and Technology, 2019
This study examines the practice of adaptation and translation (localisation) of Open Educational Resources (OER). It employs a sociocultural perspective to focus on the experiences of practitioners (localisers) who undertook the localisation of a suite of 125 OER created as part of a teacher professional development programme in India. This…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Faculty Development, Curriculum Development, Translation
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