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The role of phonology, morphology and dialect in reading Arabic among hearing and deaf children

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Phonological and morphological awareness are shown to be predictors of hearing and deaf children's literacy achievements in various languages, and Arabic is assumed to be no different. However, this might not be the case for two reasons. Firstly, the linguistic context of the Arab world is characterised by diglossia, i.e. the use of two different varieties of the same language in different settings. Hearing and orally educated deaf children will therefore encounter the vernacular variety o...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
Department:
Department of Education
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:dd3a9e2a-7322-4ad7-9f32-913780e743b1
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ora:12427
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English
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