Item 2019-046/001(01) - Learning to read

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Learning to read

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  • 1997 (Creation)

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1 video file (1 min., 1 sec. ; 0.215 GB) : MOV, col. sd.

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Item consists of a Tamil family’s home movie.

Project and donor(s) contributed description follows: "It’s 1997 and four-year-old Abhirami Balanchandran is being taught how to read by her mom. In her family home at Markham and Eglinton in Scarborough, Ontario, her mom goes through the alphabet with her one by one. Abhi looking back sees her funny facial expressions and sees a ‘very inquisitive, more playful version of herself…. It’s a sweet reminder.’"

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  • English

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Digital copy available. Email for access.

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2019/12/20 KCP. Created.


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