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Reading in an Alphasyllabary: Implications for a Language Universal Theory of Learning to Read

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We report the associations between phonological awareness and orthographic knowledge in readers of alphasyllabic Kannada. Less fluent 9- to 12-year-olds with lower orthographic knowledge were at floor on phoneme tasks, but more fluent readers, with greater orthographic knowledge, showed significant phonemic awareness. Orthographic knowledge, phoneme awareness, and RAN were independent predictors of reading rate and, together with syllable awareness, predicted individual differences in reading...

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Snowling, MJ More by this author
Journal:
SCIENTIFIC STUDIES OF READING
Volume:
16
Issue:
5
Pages:
404-423
Publication date:
2012
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-799X
ISSN:
1088-8438
URN:
uuid:5b5e000e-1084-433f-a888-def99db7ff67
Source identifiers:
379064
Local pid:
pubs:379064
Language:
English

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