Literacy in the mainstream inner-city school: Its relationship to spoken language

@article{Myers2008LiteracyIT,
  title={Literacy in the mainstream inner-city school: Its relationship to spoken language},
  author={Lucy Myers and N. Botting},
  journal={Child Language Teaching and Therapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={24},
  pages={114 - 95}
}
This study describes the language and literacy skills of 11-year-olds attending a mainstream school in an area of social and economic disadvantage. The proportion of these young people experiencing difficulties in decoding and reading comprehension was identified and the relationship between spoken language skills and reading comprehension explored. The study recruited 36 individuals from a mainstream secondary school who were representative of the year group as a whole. Detailed spoken… Expand
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