Second Language Writing Systems (Second Language Acquisition by Vivian J. Cook, Benedetta Bassetti

By Vivian J. Cook, Benedetta Bassetti

This can be the 1st publication to regard the purchase and use of a moment language writing method. Drawing from quite a few disciplines and writing platforms, it investigates how humans learn, write and examine a writing process that represents a moment language

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Equally, Kannada-speaking children, who are literate in a semi-syllabary, perform some phoneme inversion and deletion tasks worse than blind Kannada-speaking children, whose braille is alphabetic (Prakash, 2000). The terms normally used to talk about units of language vary; Hebrew speakers only use the names for consonants and names of vowels are specialised knowledge (Tolchinsky & Teberosky, 1997); interestingly the games intended to promote language awareness Introduction to Researching Second Language Writing Systems 23 are writing-system-specific: both American and Japanese children play a game where they have to create a new word with the last sounds of the previous word, but the ‘last sound’ in the American game is the last phoneme, in the Japanese game the last mora (Akita & Hatano, 1999).

They also rely on phonological decoding to read kana words 40 Second Language Writing Systems more than Chinese learners (Chikamatsu, 1996), and are less disrupted than L1 readers when morphemic information is removed but phonological information remains, as in reading romanised Chinese (Bassetti, 2004) or Japanese texts solely written in kana with no kanji (study reported in Everson, 1993). The reliance on phonological information also affects their learning strategies, so that English learners of L2WS Chinese rely on phonetic radicals to learn hanzi more than Japanese ones (Shi & Wan, 1998).

Phoneme counting Counting the ‘sounds’ in words (Holm & Dodd, 1996). Phoneme deletion Deleting one phoneme, ‘smeck’ ! ‘meck’ (Wade-Woolley, 1999). g. , 1993). Phoneme reversal Transposing two phonemes, ‘lip’ ! ‘pil’ (Holm & Dodd, 1996). Phoneme segmentation Separating the initial or final phoneme (Leong & Hsia, 1996) or each single phoneme Rhyme judgment Judging if pairs such as ‘rang/sang’ rhyme (Holm & Dodd, 1996). Spoonerism Inverting the initial phonemes of two words, ‘big dog’ ! ‘dig bog’ (Holm & Dodd, 1996).

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