How does oral vocabulary knowledge help children learn to read?

How does oral vocabulary knowledge help children learn to read?

Cognitive Science's PhD student Signy Wegener and Professor Anne Castles answered the question, How does oral vocabulary knowledge help children learn to read? in Teacher.

The importance of including instruction about the pronunciations and meanings of spoken words (oral vocabulary) within literacy lessons is well known to teachers. But the relationship between oral vocabulary knowledge and reading is complex, and aspects of the interplay between them are still not well understood.

To read more of the article, click here.

Content owner: Department of Cognitive Science Last updated: 01 May 2018 4:00pm

Back to the top of this page