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Developing native language language literacy in language minority adult learners

Series or Serial: ERIC NCLE digest

Publisher: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1990

Distributor: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education, An Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse, Center for Applied Linguistics

Source Address: 1118 22nd Street, N.W.

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037

Phone: (202)-429-9292

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Basic Education; Adult Literacy; English (Second Language)

The digest summarizes the research and promising practices regarding first language literacy in relationship to second language acquisition. Included are cognitive aspects of native language literacy, sociocultural aspects of native language literacy, instructional delivery models for initial literacy, and other literacy program models. References are included.

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