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English Literacy Instruction for Chinese Speakers

Author: Barry Lee Reynolds; Mark Feng Teng
Publisher: Singapore : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]
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Written with an emphasis on instruction, policy, practice, and assessment, this book focuses on English literacy at the pre-primary/primary, secondary, and university level, and discusses literacy policies in the region. An easy-to-read, solidly grounded book, it offers practical, thought provoking resources for classroom teachers and educators. It notably features explanations of key literacy skills, up-to-date  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Lee Reynolds; Mark Feng Teng
ISBN: 9789811366536 9811366535
OCLC Number: 1101966688
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Abbreviations; List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I Introduction; Chapter 1 English Foreign and Second Language Literacy Development for Chinese Speakers: What Do We Know?; Introduction; Overview of the Volume; References; Part II English Literacy Instruction for Pre-primary and Primary Education; Chapter 2 Developing a School-Based Reading Program for Lower-Grade Primary Learners: The Case of a Primary School in Hong Kong; Introduction; Hong Kong Educational Reforms; Government Programs; School-Based Programs; The School RationaleDevelopment; Implementation; Lessons Learned; Align Assessments with Teaching and Learning; Align Differentiated Materials by Genre and Theme; Enhance Teachers' Knowledge and Skills in Program Development and Implementation; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3 Measuring the Vocabulary Knowledge of Hong Kong Primary School Second Language Learners Through Word Associations: Implications for Reading Literacy; Introduction; Literature Review; L2 Reading Literacy Development and Vocabulary Knowledge; Word Association as a Way to Measure L2 Learners' Vocabulary Structure/Knowledge Two Key Factors That Influence WA Patterns: Word Knowledge and Word ClassMethodology; Participants; Test Instruments; Procedure; Data Analysis; Results and Discussion; The Influence of Word Knowledge on the WA Patterns; The Influence of Word Class on the WA Patterns; The Influence of Other Factors; Readers vs. Non-readers in the L2; The Age Influence on Encyclopedic WA; Reliance on L1 in Producing the L2 WA; Pedagogical Implications; Limitations of the Study; Conclusion; Appendix 1: Word Association Test and Vocabulary Knowledge Scale (English Version) Appendix 2: Sample Word Association Test and Vocabulary Knowledge Scale Collected from StudentsReferences; Chapter 4 Second Language Literacy Instruction for Pre-primary Learners in Hong Kong: Using Stories, Songs, and Games; Introduction; Dual Challenges for Hong Kong Pre-primary L2 Learners: Formal Instruction in Low L2 Exposure Contexts; Distinctive Learning Needs of L2 Pre-primary Learners; Informal L2 Literacy Instruction Approach for Pre-primary Learners in Low L2 Exposure Contexts; Vocabulary and Phonological Awareness (PA) as Important Foundational Skills for Early Literacy How Do Stories, Songs, and Games Develop Vocabulary and PA?Stories Contextualize Vocabulary Learning; Stories and PA; Using Songs, Chants, and Rhymes to Consolidate PA and Vocabulary; Songs and PA; Songs and Vocabulary Learning; Games Facilitate Vocabulary and PA; Games and Vocabulary Learning; Games to Develop PA and Phonics; Conclusion; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; References; Chapter 5 The Effectiveness of Tailor-Made Content and Language Integrated Learning Materials for Taiwanese Primary School Students' Literacy Development; Introduction; The Introduction of CLIL; What Is CLIL?
Responsibility: editors, Barry Lee Reynolds and Mark Feng Teng.

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