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Kim, Tae Jin; Kuo, Li-Jen; Ramírez, Gloria; Wu, Shuang; Ku, Yu-Min; de Marin, Sharon; Ball, Alexis; Eslami, Zohreh – Language Awareness, 2015
This study aims to examine the relationship between bilingual experience and children's development of morphological and morpho-syntactic awareness. To capture both universal and language-specific bilingual effects, the study included four groups of participants: English-speaking children from a general education programme, Spanish-speaking and…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Contrastive Linguistics, Bilingualism, Morphology (Languages)
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Chen, Yi-chen; Lai, Huei-ling – Language Awareness, 2012
Most studies about figurative language learning focus on metaphor rather than metonymy; however, the interactions of metonymy and metaphor are so intricate that the boundary forms not a dichotomy but a continuum. Such a continuum and its influences on figurative language learning have not been studied in depth. The present study investigates EFL…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Figurative Language, Foreign Countries
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Hsieh, Ming Fang – Language Awareness, 2011
In Taiwan, earlier English instruction has become prevalent in response to the trend of English as an international language. Current studies are interested in investigating the outcomes or developmental process of learning English from a linguistic perspective. However, this article aims to reveal children's subjective experiences of learning…
Descriptors: Sentences, Childrens Art, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
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Chien, Ching-ning; Kao, Li-hua; Wei, Li – Language Awareness, 2008
This paper reports the findings of a psycholinguistic study of the development of phonological awareness (PA) in Chinese children acquiring their first language and learning a foreign language at the same time. The language situation of these children in relation to PA is of particular interest because Chinese and English have not only different…
Descriptors: Phonemes, Phonology, Phonological Awareness, Correlation