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Unpicking the developmental relationship between oral language skills and reading comprehension: It's simple, but complex

Abstract:

Listening comprehension and word decoding are the two major determinants of the development of reading comprehension. The relative importance of different language skills for the development of listening and reading comprehension remains unclear. In this 5-year longitudinal study, starting at age 7.5 years (n = 198), it was found that the shared variance between vocabulary, grammar, verbal working memory, and inference skills was a powerful longitudinal predictor of variations in both listeni...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1111/cdev.12861

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Lervåg, A More by this author
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Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Melby-Lervåg, M More by this author
Universitetet i Oslo More from this funder
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Child Development Journal website
Volume:
89
Issue:
5
Pages:
1821-1838
Publication date:
2017-06-12
Acceptance date:
2017-05-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1467-8624
ISSN:
0009-3920
Pubs id:
pubs:700951
URN:
uri:8b1a053c-2837-4e2f-be8c-ec05402f224a
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uuid:8b1a053c-2837-4e2f-be8c-ec05402f224a
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pubs:700951
Language:
English

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