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LINGUIST List 25.1954

Fri May 02 2014

TOC: Written Language and Literacy 17/1 (2014)

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 01-May-2014
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Written Language and Literacy Vol. 17, No. 1 (2014)
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Publisher: John Benjamins
http://www.benjamins.com/

Journal Title: Written Language and Literacy
Volume Number: 17
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2014


Subtitle: Special Issue: Cross-linguistic transfer in reading in multilingual context - recent research trends


Main Text:

2014. ix, 171 pp.

Table of Contents

Articles

Foreword: Cross-linguistic transfer in reading in multilingual contexts – recent research trends
Elena Zaretsky and Mila Schwartz
vii – x

Introduction: The cross-language transfer journey – a guide to the perplexed
Esther Geva
1 – 15

The development of orthographic processing skills in children in early French immersion programs
Eva Commissaire, Adrian Pasquarella, Xi Chen and S. Hélène Deacon
16 – 39

How do previously acquired languages affect acquisition of English as a foreign language: The case of Circassian
Janina Kahn-Horwitz, Sara Kuash, Raphiq Ibrahim and Mila Schwartz
40 – 61

Bidirectional cross-linguistic relations of first and second language skills in reading comprehension of Spanish-speaking English learners
Alexandra Gottardo, Christine Javier, Fataneh Farnia, Lorinda Mak and Esther Geva
62 – 88

Concurrent and longitudinal cross-linguistic transfer of phonological awareness and morphological awareness in Chinese-English bilingual children
Yang Cathy Luo, Xi Chen and Esther Geva
89 – 115

The effects of bilingual education on the English language and literacy outcomes of Chinese-speaking children
Kathleen Hipfner-Boucher, Katie Lam and Xi Chen
116 – 138

The role of L1 and L2 reading on L1 preservation and positive cross-linguistic transfer among sequential bilinguals
Elena Zaretsky
139 – 164

Book reviews

Richard Sproat. Language, technology, and society. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. Pp xiii, 286.
Reviewed by Terry Joyce
165 – 167

Theresa Lillis. The sociolinguistics of writing. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013. Pp. i-xvi, 200.
Reviewed by Iris Forster
168 – 170

Obituary

In memoriam Robert Schreuder
Martin Neef and Anneke Neijt
171 – 172


Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Morphology
                            Phonology
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics
                            Writing Systems

Subject Language(s): Adyghe (ady)
                            Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            Hebrew (heb)
                            Russian (rus)
                            Spanish (spa)

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