This article discusses the diversity of Chinese learning environments, and explains how this diversity can affect the process of literacy acquisition. The article looks at literacy acquisition amongst children who speak a different language or dialect at home from the one they are taught in school, at the difference between children who are taught the traditional Han script and those who are taught the simplified form, and at the impact that a phonological coding system has, when used as an aid to Chinese word recognition.
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|Author||Juan Zhang and Catherine McBride-Chang|
|Journal||Writing Systems Research|
|Link||Diversity in Chinese Literacy Acquisition|