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Ch 9: Literacy & Language Research

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Strengthen your ability to excel on a test covering the basics of literacy and language research with help from this entertaining chapter. Explore bite-sized lessons, self-assessment quizzes and other study resources to boost your knowledge of this research in a short amount of time.

Literacy & Language Research - Chapter Summary

This comprehensive overview of literacy and language research takes you on a journey through the research that has been conducted on children's reading development as well as various theories on language. By reviewing our engaging lessons, you will have the knowledge to do the following:

  • Outline research conducted on reading development in children and adults learning a second language
  • List and describe Noam Chomsky's key theories on language development
  • Detail theories from Lily Wong Fillmore on language learning and second language acquisition
  • Explain Thomas and Collier's theories on second language acquisition and language learning
  • Discuss the biography, quotes and theories of Stephen Krashen

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