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The nature of reading difficulties

In this interview Professor Kate Cain from Lancaster University explains the processes of reading comprehension, the difficulties children can have with understanding written texts and how parents and teachers can …

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 …

Dyslexia and learning modern foreign languages

Refer back to what you learned about the nature of dyslexia last week. Can you answer the following questions: Should students with specific learning differences learn foreign or additional languages? …

Identifying Specific Learning Differences

In this video Dr Anne Margaret Smith discusses how language teachers might spot signs of learning difficulties in the language classroom. Identifying learning difficulties among multilingual speakers especially if no …