Reading Comprehension Difficulties in Chinese-English Bilingual Children.

  title={Reading Comprehension Difficulties in Chinese-English Bilingual Children.},
  author={Xiuhong Tong and Catherine A McBride and Hua Shu and Connie Suk-han Ho},
  volume={24 1},
The co-occurrence of reading comprehension difficulties for first language (L1) Chinese and second language (L2) English and associated longitudinal cognitive-linguistic correlates in each language were investigated. Sixteen poor comprehenders in English and 16 poor comprehenders in Chinese, 18 poor readers in both, and 18 children with normal performance in both were identified at age 10. The prevalence rate for being poor in both was 52.94%, suggesting that approximately half of children who… CONTINUE READING