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On the nature of morphological awareness and vocabulary knowledge in school-age English-Japanese bilingual and monolingual children

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Morphological awareness and vocabulary knowledge are two (among many) components of multi-faceted word knowledge critical for language development and ultimately, academic performance, as they strongly correlate with other essential, literacy-related skills, such as spelling, writing and reading comprehension (Ramirez, Chen, Geva & Kiefer, 2010). Developing these types of knowledge is a non-linear process for school-age children: morphological awareness, in particular, involves long-te...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Educational Studies

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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:8bab5ec6-6f9a-4c7d-858c-97bdba53ef03
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ora:6989

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