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Erktin, Emine; Akyel, Ayse – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2005
Mathematics educators are concerned about students' lack of ability to translate mathematical word problems into computable forms. Researchers argue that linguistic problems lie at the root of students' difficulties with mathematical word problems. The issue becomes more complicated for bilingual students. It is argued that if students study…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Tests, Language Role, Language Acquisition