Title

The Effects of Developing English Language and Literacy on Spanish Reading Comprehension

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-19-2017

Publication Title

Journal of Educational Research

Volume

111

Issue

5

First page number:

517

Last page number:

529

Abstract

In this longitudinal study, the cross-language transfer from second language (L2) to first language (L1) was examined among Spanish-speaking English-language learners in an English intervention (Grades 1–3) in the southwest United States. (see full text for full abstract)

Keywords

Bilingual education; Cross-linguistic transfer; English oral language; English literacy; Spanish reading comprehension

Disciplines

Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Education

Language

English

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