Insights into Second Language Reading: A Cross-Linguistic Approach by Keiko KodaInsights into Second Language Reading: A Cross-Linguistic Approach by Keiko Koda

Insights into Second Language Reading: A Cross-Linguistic Approach

byKeiko Koda

Paperback | January 10, 2005

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This critical volume, provides an in-depth analysis of second language reading's multiple dimensions. The paperback edition describes the complexity of reading and explains how reading differs in a first and second language. The book is broad in scope, covering all major aspects of the reading process and synthesizing all current reading research. The author provides a cross-linguistic orientation, explaining how first and second languages can mutually facilitate one another. This important volume offers strategies for enhancing literary acquisition, second-language learning and bilingual processing, and will serve as a valuable guide for graduate students, professors, researchers and foreign language teachers.
Title:Insights into Second Language Reading: A Cross-Linguistic ApproachFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:340 pages, 8.98 × 5.94 × 0.91 inShipping dimensions:8.98 × 5.94 × 0.91 inPublished:January 10, 2005Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521545137

ISBN - 13:9780521545136


Table of Contents

Part I. Theoretical Foundations: 1. Introduction; 2. Theoretical underpinnings; Part II. Essential Components: 3. Word recognition; 4. Vocabulary knowledge; 5. Intraword awareness and word-knowledge development; 6. Information integration in sentence processing; 7. Discourse processing; 8. Text structure and comprehension; Part III. Looking at the Whole: 9. Individual differences; 10. Developing strategic reading; Part IV. Theory into Practice: 11. Comprehension assessment; 12. Comprehension instruction.