Overall Discussion – Towards a Multi-Faceted Understanding and Enhancement of DLL’s Emerging Narrative Skills
The two presented studies make several contributions. First, they document and analyze emerging narrative language skills in preschool-age DLL children on the basis of a broad range of narrative components, namely, narrative microstructure, macrostructure, evaluative language use, as well as the speech production process. Second, they give insight into interdependencies between indices of narrative language, standardized assessments, and the home language environment.
KeywordsLiteracy Skill Language Intervention Dual Language Early Literacy Skill Expressive Language Skill
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