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Early literacy and comprehension skills in children learning English as an additional language and monolingual children with language weaknesses

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Many children learning English as an additional language (EAL) show reading comprehension difficulties despite adequate decoding. However, the relationship between early language and reading comprehension in this group is not fully understood. The language and literacy skills of 80 children learning English from diverse language backgrounds and 80 monolingual English-speaking peers with language weaknesses were assessed at school entry (mean age = 4 years, 7 months) and after 2 years of schoo...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s11145-016-9699-8

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0000-0002-0174-3418
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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division
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Education
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ORCID:
0000-0001-9499-5958
Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
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Reading and Writing Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
4
Pages:
771–790
Publication date:
2016-10-08
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EISSN:
1573-0905
ISSN:
0922-4777
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pubs:734524
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uri:0a1ca0f3-3662-4c9f-b64d-405f5f0a5ce1
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uuid:0a1ca0f3-3662-4c9f-b64d-405f5f0a5ce1
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pubs:734524

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