TITLE

Initial Reading Instruction: Phonemes, Syllables, or Ideographs?

AUTHOR(S)
Harrigan, John E.
PUB. DATE
February 1976
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Feb1976, Vol. 9 Issue 2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an experiment involving teaching of Chinese ideographs to a group of children in the United States having difficulty learning to read English by the phonemic approach. Implications of a quick and sure learning of the ideographs; Use of Chinese characters to represent whole English words; Illustration of a syllable approach to teaching reading.
ACCESSION #
4727466

 

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