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By Marianne Nikolov

Sleek languages are taught to younger rookies at an more and more early age, but few guides concentrate on what's on hand to little ones in numerous contexts and school rooms. This ebook represents the cutting-edge in examine on younger language beginners. overlaying more than a few languages, contexts and learn tools, it offers insights into how younger freshmen development.

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The table includes data on different groups of minority speakers. 2 presents number of preschools, for example, kindergartens and number of children attending them. Rows 2, 3 and 4 present numbers of primary schools (compulsory for children from 7 to 14 years in Croatia) with three types of programme (A, B and C). Row 5 lists students attending Rusyn and Ukrainian language summer schools. Row 6 includes the number of high schools (are optional for children from 14 to 18 years) and students attending them.

London: CILT, The National Centre for Languages. Commission of the European Communities (2003) Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Promoting Language Learning and Linguistic Diversity: An Action Plan 2004–2006. COM (2003) 449 final. pdf. 07. Early Language Learners in England 29 Driscoll, P. and Frost, D. (eds) (1999) The Teaching of Modern Foreign Languages in the Primary School.

The 50% return rate should be remembered here. It could be that the missing 50% included parents of those boys who felt less than positive about the new addition to the curriculum. After 22 months of the project a final stage of collection was implemented with schools involved in the evaluation of the pilot phase. As indicated previously, data from collection point three will not be discussed here as no findings relevant to the attitudinal question were evident at this stage of analysis. At this final point the researchers conducted an anonymous questionnaire during class time with children, aiming to probe somewhat more deeply into their opinions and experience of FL learning over the two-year period than had previously been attempted (by this stage the sample was aged 9–11 years).

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