Friday, September 18, 2009

European Study that Proves Preschoolers Can Learn a Second Language

“Interim results from an international research project which looks at bilingual education reveal that children can learn a second language as early as preschool.”

It seems these days there is more and more talk about teaching young children a second language. Here is another report, this one comes from the University of Hertfordshire. Read about the study they did at six preschools around Europe.

Enjoy the article and let me know what you think.

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doshimaitri said...

Bilingual Education has proven the most effective means of getting students from preliterate backgrounds caught up with the basics while they learn English immersion .Educators just want to get the job done. Bilingual Education is a tool,for carrying out a monumental challenge. Solutions to complex problems are rarely easily understood, especially by those who have pre-existing issues that muddy their ability to comprehend.Bilingual programs in schools are a drain on precious time and resources. The quicker the students get immersed in the language schools the quicker they will learn.

Joy said...

Thank you for your view point.