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Teaching children foreign languages

Mary Finocchiaro

Teaching children foreign languages

by Mary Finocchiaro

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
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StatementMary Finocchiaro.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,210p.
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14889029M
ISBN 100070210675

that children learn languages in a way physically and mentally different than adults do. In this study, it was emphasized that French as a foreign language should be taught to children using games, which are classroom activities. A field study in teaching foreign languages was conducted with first-year students. When it comes to learning a foreign language, we tend to think that children are the most adept. But that may not be the case – and there are added benefits to starting as an adult.

A foreign language is a language originally from another country than the speaker. However, there must be a defined distinction between foreign and second is also a language not spoken in the native country of the person referred to, i.e., an English speaker living in Spain can say that Spanish is a foreign language to them, or a Japanese speaker living in the United States can say. activities. Proper teacher training for teaching a foreign language to young learners could address most of these issues. Keywords: narratives in foreign language teaching, young language learners, English as a foreign language 1. Introduction In Slovenia, primary education for most children starts after they turn 6 years old and it lasts for 9 File Size: KB.

Children proficient in other languages also show signs of enhanced creativity and mental flexibility. Boost Their Academic Achievement. The cognitive benefits of learning a language have a direct impact on a child’s academic achievement. Compared to those without an additional language, bilingual children have improved reading, writing, and. Language Teaching for Young Learners is an academic, refereed journal, which publishes articles relating to the teaching and learning of foreign / second languages for young learners. ‘Young’ is defined as including both children and adolescents. Although some young learners receive language instruction in out-of-school contexts, in the main the journal publishes articles reporting on.


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Many children’s book offer a dual-language version which includes both English and a second language on the same page. With this format it can be incredibly useful to read the book line-by-line, foreign language first, then the English, then the foreign line again.

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Frameworks for thinking about the language and about classroom activities have been constructed and used in analysis and application. Your kid’s face in that moment will be memorable, but not as priceless as the the other kid’s (and their parents’) reaction when yours replies in their native tongue.

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