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Wong, Richard Kwok-Shing; Russak, Susie – Annals of Dyslexia, 2020
The contribution of teacher knowledge to learning outcomes at the beginning stages of literacy acquisition is of growing concern because the ability to provide quality instruction is central to successful literacy acquisition, particularly for pupils with dyslexia. To date, the majority of research has focused on teachers of English as a first…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Chung, Kevin K. H.; Lo, Jason C. M.; Ho, Connie S.-H.; Xiao, Xiaoyun; Chan, David W. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2014
This study aims to investigate the relation of syntactic and discourse skills to morphological skills, rapid naming, and working memory in Chinese adolescent readers with dyslexia and to examine their cognitive-linguistic profiles. Fifty-two dyslexic readers (mean age, 13;42) from grade 7 to 9 in Hong Kong high schools were compared with 52…
Descriptors: Morphology (Languages), Naming, Short Term Memory, Syntax
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Leong, Che Kan; Cheng, Pui-Wan; Lam, Catherine C. C. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2000
A lexical decision study with two groups of tertiary students (n=43) differing in their Chinese language ability found that even for adult readers differing in their Chinese language ability, lexicality, frequency of characters, and the consistency of semantic radicals affect accurate and rapid character identification. Teaching suggestions are…
Descriptors: Adults, Chinese, Dyslexia, Foreign Countries