Acquisition of Oral and Written Chinese by Hong Kong Deaf Children
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1. Introduction

When approaching how deaf children acquire spoken language, one needs to take into account the degree and nature of hearing loss, types and effectiveness of hearing devices, as well as learning environment, because these factors may directly or indirectly impact their speech perception and production abilities, accessibility …

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Scholastica LAM and Gladys TANG, “Acquisition of Oral and Written Chinese by Hong Kong Deaf Children”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 28 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_000210>
First published online: 2015



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