Foreign language learning difficulties in Italian children: are they associated with other learning difficulties?

@article{Ferrari2007ForeignLL,
  title={Foreign language learning difficulties in Italian children: are they associated with other learning difficulties?},
  author={Marcella Ferrari and Paola Palladino},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  year={2007},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={256-69}
}
A group of seventh- and eighth-grade Italian students with low achievement (LA) in learning English as a foreign language (FL) was selected and compared to a group with high achievement (HA) in FL learning. The two groups were matched for age and nonverbal intelligence. Two experiments were conducted to examine the participants' verbal and nonverbal learning skills, such as native language reading accuracy, speed and comprehension, calculation, and attention and self-regulation. Both… CONTINUE READING

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