Measuring Greek and Greek-Cypriot Students' Phonological Awareness Skills: A Preliminary Study

Triga, Anastassia; Kakopsitou, Polina
April 2010
Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal;Apr2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p115
Academic Journal
The purpose of this study was to develop a new Greek phonological awareness test for preschool and primary school age children (ages 5-7) in Greece and Cyprus. A new phonological awareness test with 168 items was individually administered to 132 students (60 students in Cyprus and 72 students in Greece) from five urban, five semi-rural, and three rural schools. The results showed that there were differences in phonological awareness between Greek and Greek-Cypriot students in all age groups. There were no differences in relation to gender in either country and there were no differences in phonological awareness in relation to school area.


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