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close this bookInvestigating Bilingual Literacy: Evidence from Malawi and Zambia - Education research paper No. 24 (DFID, 1998, 99 p.)
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Open this folder and view contents1 Introduction
Open this folder and view contents2 Background: Malawi and Zambia
Open this folder and view contents3 Teaching reading in Malawi and Zambia
Open this folder and view contents4 Reading research: 1992
Open this folder and view contents5 The 1994 research
Open this folder and view contents6 Individual reading sessions
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View the documentAppendix A - Approaches to teaching initial reading
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View the documentAppendix D - Extracts from English ''word find'' reading test, 1992
View the documentAppendix E - Extracts from Chichewa and Nyanja reading tests 1992
View the documentAppendix F - Extracts from English reading test, 1994
View the documentAppendix G - Extracts from Chichewa and Nyanja tests, 1994
View the documentAppendix H - Histograms of 1994 test results
View the documentAppendix I - Text for Chichewa/Nyanja individual reading

Appendix D - Extracts from English ''word find'' reading test, 1992

From subtest 1: Mseka's Father

water
teacher
seven
white
goats
them
go
trees
eat

Mseka's father has three cows and ________ goats. The _________ cows are black and ___________. The __________ are brown. They __________ grass and drink __________ from the river. On Saturday when Msela doesn't ___________ to school, he looks after them.

From Subtest 3: In the Cave

left
explore
arrived
played
lamp
mountain

Simon and his sister Maria decided to _________ a cave in a __________ near their town. They took some oranges, a candle and a box of matches and ____________ early the next morning. At midday, they _____________ at the cave, and went in.