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A longitudinal twin study of Chinese children learning to read English as a second language

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This thesis investigated reading and related skills in Chinese children learning English as a second language (ESL) in 279 Chinese twin pairs aged from 3 to 11 years. Children were tested twice, a year apart, with measures of visual word recognition, receptive vocabulary, phonological awareness, phonological memory and speech perception in both Chinese and English and Chinese tone awareness. The thesis was divided into two sections with the first section exploring the phenotypic relationships...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Research group:
Oxford Study of Children's Communication Impairments
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2015-07-28

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