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Mes-Prat, Margaret; Edwards, Henry P. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1981
Describes a reading experiment with two groups of English speaking children attending French immersion programs. The two groups, from grades 3 and 6 respectively, were tested in both English and French for their ability to recognize spelling patterns and to make positive transfers from one language to the other. (MES)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, English, French
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Cohen, Avraham – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
A study investigated the ability of socially handicapped Israeli students to determine a word's meaning from its linguistic context. The results and their implications for second language instruction are examined in light of current theories of context. (MSE)
Descriptors: Context Clues, Cultural Context, Decoding (Reading), Descriptive Linguistics