Linguistics Science and the Teaching of Reading

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Date
1958
Summary
In this episode, Dr. Smith, Jr., discusses the use of the linguistic approach as a means of improving reading ability. Analyzes the deficiencies and strong points of the phonics and word methods of teaching reading. Explains the purpose and nature of reading. Shows examples of patterning in the English spelling system. Suggests a remedy to the reading problem using language structure as a basis.
Contributors
Dr. Henry Lee Smith Jr.; Bob Warner; Frank Jacoby; Edith Crowell Trager; William Riggs; Paul Saitta; Beth Leibowitz; Helene Thomas; Metropolitan Educational Television Association, New York City; Institute for Research in Human Communication, University of Buffalo
Publishers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genre
Educational
Subject
Language and languages ; Linguistics ; Language and culture.
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Other Identifiers
Other: GR00458284; MDPI Barcode: 40000003222470

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