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Handbook of Literacy in Akshara Orthography

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction: Handbook of Literacy in Akshara Orthography
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    Chapter 2 Indic Scripts: History, Typology, Study
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    Chapter 3 What Is an Akshara?
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    Chapter 4 Orthographic Knowledge, Reading and Spelling Development in Tamil: The First Three Years
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    Chapter 5 Literacy Acquisition in the Malayalam Orthography: Cognitive/Linguistic Influences within a Multilingual Context
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    Chapter 6 Biliteracy Spelling Acquisition in Akshara and English
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    Chapter 7 Akshara Processing in Telugu Depends on Syllabic and Phonemic Sensitivity: Preliminary Evidence from Normal Hearing and Hearing-Impaired Children
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    Chapter 8 Multiliteracy in Akshara and Alphabetic Orthographies: The Case of Punjabi, Hindi and English Learners in Primary Schools in Punjab
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    Chapter 9 Spelling and Reading Words in Bengali: The Role of Distributed Phonology
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    Chapter 10 Assamese Orthography: An Introduction and Some Applications for Literacy Development
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    Chapter 11 Reading and Writing Sinhala
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    Chapter 12 Learning to Read and Write in Thai
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    Chapter 13 The Assessment of Emergent and Early Literacy Skills in the Akshara Languages
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    Chapter 14 The Role of Phonological Processing and Oral Language in the Acquisition of Reading Skills in Devanagari
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    Chapter 15 Language-Focused Instruction for Literacy Acquisition in Akshara -based Languages: Pedagogical Considerations and Challenges
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    Chapter 16 Challenges in Learning Akshara orthographies for Second language Learners
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    Chapter 17 Learning to Read in Their Heritage Language: Hindi-English Speaking Children Reading Two Different Orthographies
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    Chapter 18 Cross-Modal Processing of Orthography-Phonology Interface in Hindi-English Bilinguals
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    Chapter 19 Language and Literacy Practices that Influence Bilingual and Bi-Literate Acquisition in L1 Kannada and L2 English in Bangalore, India
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Chapter title
Reading and Writing Sinhala
Chapter number 11
Book title
Handbook of Literacy in Akshara Orthography
Published by
Springer, Cham, January 2019
DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-05977-4_11
Book ISBNs
978-3-03-005976-7, 978-3-03-005977-4

Marasinghe A. D. K. Wijaythilake, Rauno Parrila