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Journal Title: Written Language and Literacy
Volume/Issue:   17 / 1
Issue Title: Special Issue: Cross-linguistic transfer in reading in multilingual context - recent research trends
Date: 2014
Table of Contents: 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
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Morphology
Phonology
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Writing Systems
Subject Language(s): Adyghe
Chinese, Mandarin
English
French
Hebrew
Russian
Spanish
 
LL Issue: 25.1954