Publication details [#55377]

Sousa, Diane De and Kirsten Greenop. 2011. Cross-language transfer of spelling strategies in English and Afrikaans Grade 3 children. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 14 (1) : 49–67.
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This study demonstrates a cross-language relationship for Grade 3 bilingual children's skills to spell in Afrikaans and English, yet with language background and orthographic depth affecting the nature and development of spelling strategies employed to spell in orthographically different first and second languages.