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Chinese Children's Reading Acquisition : Theoretical and Pedagogical Issues - Wenling Li

Chinese Children's Reading Acquisition

Theoretical and Pedagogical Issues

By: Wenling Li (Editor), Janet S. Gaffney (Editor), Jerome L. Packard (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st October 2001
ISBN: 9780792375432
Number Of Pages: 266

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Published research and conference presentations on the Chinese language in the last decade have tended to focus on adult language processing. This book provides a comprehensive resource for the critical discussion of major issues in learning to read Chinese from a child acquisition perspective.
The combined contributions from researchers in Asian studies, linguistics, psycholinguistics, psychology, cognitive psychology, reading, and education inform international comparative studies of literacy by making apparent the features of the Chinese culture, language, writing system, and pedagogy that may facilitate or impede the acquisition of literacy.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Theoretical Perspectives on Learning to Read
Current Issues in Learning to Read Chinese
Children's Early Understanding of Writing and Language: The Impact of Characters And Alphabetic Orthographies
Discussion: Translations and Transitions in Learning to Read
Role of Metalinguistic Awareness in Chinese Reading
Phonological Awareness in Chinese Reading
The Role Of Morphological Awareness in Learning to Read Chinese
Facets of Metalinguistic Awareness that Contribute to Chinese Literacy
Discussion: Metalinguistic Awareness as a Critical Construct
Wide Reading and the Development of Chinese Literacy
Book-Based Programs in Developing Countries
Shared-Book Reading in China
Morphological Instruction and Teacher Training
Children's Literature in the People's Republic of China: Its Purposes and Genres
Discussion: Supporting the Reading Instruction and Learning of Chinese Children
Factors in Home Literacy
The Role of Home-Literacy Environment in Learning to Read Chinese
Writing Systems and Learning to Read in a Second Language
Author Index
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780792375432
ISBN-10: 0792375432
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 266
Published: 31st October 2001
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.27