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Minority language literacy development of bilingual children in Japan

Goal: This projects examines the English writing ability of English-Japanese bilingual children who attend monolingual public schools in Japan using a common writing assessment tool. The study aims to determine the extent to which English-Japanese bilingual children attain writing ability in their minority language (English) as a result of home literacy practices and weekend school instruction.

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This projects examines the English writing ability of English-Japanese bilingual children who attend monolingual public schools in Japan using a common writing assessment tool. The study aims to determine the extent to which English-Japanese bilingual children attain writing ability in their minority language (English) as a result of home literacy practices and weekend school instruction.