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The effect of dyslexia on language learning

The effect of dyslexia on language learning

In this video Judit Kormos discusses the effect of dyslexia on foreign language learning.

Before you watch this video, please download the diagram which you will find in the Downloads section below. Print it or copy it onto a piece of paper.

Based on what you already know about dyslexia, fill in the diagram.

Now watch the video, which is is available to you as a courtesy of Pearson Education, and add more ideas to the diagram.

Can you think of any other potential difficulties that were not mentioned in the lecture? Why not share those with us by posting a comment on this page? Remember to use #tags in your comments to improve its discoverability.

If you have any questions or comments about the video lecture please let us know by posting them in the comments section.

If you are interested in how language teachers can identify language learners who might have specific learning differences, you can learn about it in a video lecture by Dr Anne Margaret Smith in Week 2, Step 2.3

If you want to read more about the effect of dyslexia on learning additional languages, you can can also read this article: Kormos, J. (2017). The effects of specific learning difficulties on processes of multilingual language development. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 37, 30-44.

Transcripts of the video text are available in Spanish, Chinese and Arabic.

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