Literacy education: need we start early?

Krashen, Stephen (2014) Literacy education: need we start early? Language and Language Teaching, 3 (2). pp. 1-7. ISSN 2277-307X

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Most people are convinced that children will have a powerful head start in reading if they are introduced to sounds and letters well before they start school. The conclusions of this paper are these: For the development of English literacy, early explicit teaching fails, but later, absorption in interesting and comprehensible reading works very well.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Literacy, phonemic awareness, reading comprehension
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > Language and Language Teaching
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2018 21:25
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2018 21:25
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