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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Title: Educating English Language Learners
Subtitle: A Synthesis of Research Evidence
Written By: DonnaMChristian
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521676991
Description:

Research on students in kindergarten to grade 12 is analyzed to provide
this review of scientific research on the learning outcomes of students
with limited or no proficiency in English in U.S. schools. The primary
chapters of the book focus on these students' acquisition of oral language
skills in English, their development of literacy (reading & writing) skills
in English, instructional issues in teaching literacy, and achievement in
academic domains (i.e., mathematics, science, and reading). The book
provides a unique set of summary tables that supply details about each study.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0521859751
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: U.S.$ 70.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0521676991
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: U.S.$ 24.99