Language Sample Analysis With Children Who Speak Non-Mainstream Dialects of English The following article provides an overview of the benefits of using Language Sample Analysis (LSA) for assessing language performance in non-mainstream dialect speakers, addresses the importance of establishing community reference databases for these speakers, and describes a set of strategies that can be useful for developing reference databases in local ... Article
Article  |   March 01, 2010
Language Sample Analysis With Children Who Speak Non-Mainstream Dialects of English
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  • RaMonda Horton-Ikard
    Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
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Article   |   March 01, 2010
Language Sample Analysis With Children Who Speak Non-Mainstream Dialects of English
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, March 2010, Vol. 17, 16-23. doi:10.1044/lle17.1.16
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, March 2010, Vol. 17, 16-23. doi:10.1044/lle17.1.16
Abstract

The following article provides an overview of the benefits of using Language Sample Analysis (LSA) for assessing language performance in non-mainstream dialect speakers, addresses the importance of establishing community reference databases for these speakers, and describes a set of strategies that can be useful for developing reference databases in local school districts.

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