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Development of Writing Skills in Children
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This article reviews the development of knowledge about written Chinese, the cognitive-linguistic skills underlying Chinese writing, and the relationship between Chinese writing and reading, in native Chinese-speaking children. The word “writing” here refers to the processes that children go through in writing characters from memory.

Chinese writing is a less explored domain than Chi…

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Li YIN, “Development of Writing Skills in Children”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 01 April 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_000224>
First published online: 2015

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