2022 PaTTAN Literacy Symposium

57. Fonemas & Phonemes: Comparing Spanish and English Sound Systems to Support Emergent Bilinguals

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Session Dates

Thursday June 16, 2022 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM - Webinar

In this session, we will compare and contrast the sound inventories of Spanish and English to understand emergent bilinguals' phonological development. We will also explore the implications of these similarities and differences for phonemic awareness, decoding, and encoding instruction for Spanish-English emergent bilinguals. (k-12)

Target Audience

Elementary Educators, Secondary Educators, Special Education Teachers, Speech Language Practitioners, School Leaders/Administrators, Reading Specialists, Teachers of English Language Learners, Literacy Coaches, Instructional Support Team Members, School Psychologists, Pre-Service Teachers, Higher Education Instructors, Paraprofessionals, and Families

Topics Covered: Literacy

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or kkapp@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:



Dr. Polly Trevino

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp

Content Contact:

Pam Kastner

Additional Info

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