Lessons from a French Class on Becoming Literate: A Personal Reflection

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Vol: 31, Issue: 1

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Weir, Beth
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Recently I set myself the task of learning the French language. I knew the undertaking would be fraught with frustration. I did not know it would provide me with insights into the demands made upon the child who is learning to read and write. Neither did I know it would so soundly reaffirm my belief in the whole language approach to literacy instruction.