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Training mispronunciation correction and word meanings improves children’s ability to learn to read words

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Previous research has suggested that learning to read irregular words depends upon knowledge of a word’s meaning and the ability to correct imperfect decoding attempts by reference to the known pronunciations of a word. In an experimental training study, 84 children ages 5–7 years were randomly assigned to an intervention or control group. Children in the intervention group participated in a 4-week programme in which they were taught to correct mispronunciations of spoken words as well as bei...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/10888438.2017.1315424

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Oxford, SSD, Education
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Optima Psychology More from this funder
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Scientific Studies of Reading Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
5
Pages:
392-407
Publication date:
2017-05-22
Acceptance date:
2017-03-31
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EISSN:
1532-799X
ISSN:
1088-8438
Pubs id:
pubs:700807
URN:
uri:7c24c254-fe66-460c-83af-9feb93dc8e3f
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uuid:7c24c254-fe66-460c-83af-9feb93dc8e3f
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pubs:700807

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