Chapter 18. Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children in the Early School Years

  1. Erika Hoff and
  2. Marilyn Shatz
  1. D. Kimbrough Oller and
  2. Linda Jarmulowicz

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757833.ch18

Blackwell Handbook of Language Development

Blackwell Handbook of Language Development

How to Cite

Kimbrough Oller, D. and Jarmulowicz, L. (2007) Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children in the Early School Years, in Blackwell Handbook of Language Development (eds E. Hoff and M. Shatz), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757833.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132534

Online ISBN: 9780470757833

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Keywords:

  • literary acquisition;
  • bilingual learning;
  • bilingual literacy;
  • tacit knowledge;
  • derivational morphology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background and Goals

  • Skills and Factors in Reading

  • Theories and Evidence in Early Bilingual Language and Literacy

  • The Balance of Evidence on Advantages of Bilingualism