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Tsung, Linda T. H.; Zhang, Lubei; Hau, Kit Tai; Leong, Che Kan – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2017
Two groups of 12-year-old ethnic minority (EM) users of alphasyllabary (66 Tibetan and 45 Yi) were compared with 42 Han Chinese students in comprehending Chinese narrative and expository texts, each with inferential questions requiring short open-ended written answers. Three constructs (verbal working memory, orthographic and sentential…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Chinese, Orthographic Symbols, Syntax