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Table 2 Overview of the participants of the French course

From: Literacy education for low-educated second language learning adults in multilingual contexts: the case of Luxembourg

Name Age Duration of stay in Luxembourg Prior education Language of origin (L1) Literacy in L1 Oral French Literacy in French
Aicha 30s 5-6 years 2 years French, A dialect of Ivory Coast No Very good Poor
Angela 40s 5-6 years 4 years Cape Verdean Yes Fair Fair
Inas 47 20 years None Moroccan Arabic No Fair Poor
Sara 33 1-2 years 1-2 years Brazilian Portuguese Limited Poor Poor
Manna 41 3-4 years 2 years Nepalese Claims yes Very poor Very poor