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The development of L2 emergent literacy in Hong Kong Kindergarten children

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This thesis explores the development of emergent literacy in Hong Kong Kindergarten children who are learning English as a Second Language (L2). Two interrelated empirical studies have been conducted, and both aim to examine the contribution of code-related and oral language skills to predicting early L2 reading ability, controlling for home influences. The majority of research on emergent literacy has been conducted on First-Language (L1) English-speaking children, and it is possible that th...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
Families, Early Learning and Literacy
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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