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Learning to Read in a New Language


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Setting the Scene Learning to Read Differently The Social Context: Important Practices Family and Community Contexts: Important Others The Context of the Mind: Important Knowledge Using the Same Clues Differently From Theory to Practice Starting with the Word: The 'Inside-Out' Approach to Reading Starting with the World: The 'Outside-In' Approach to Reading Linking the 'Inside-Out' and 'Outside-In' Approaches: Ideas for Groups and Classes

About the Author

Eve Gregory is Head of the Department of Educational Studies at Goldsmiths University of London.


'Ever Gregory writes with understanding and passion about how children learn to read in a new language, and how they become bi-literate....The book requires no specialist knowledge on the part of the reader; Gregory writes in plain English and any technical terms are clearly explained' - Speaking English '[This book] is a helpful edition to a field where there is a limited amount of good literature to support teachers dealing with second language acquisition in the classroom' - ESCalate 'Gregory's book is an important and timely contribution to the literature on literacy, biliteracy, second language learning, and early childhood education, synthesizing cutting-edge research, perspectives, and teaching approaches in a clear and accessible way. Overall, it is a terrific resource' - Dinah Volk

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