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ERIC Number: EJ1131680
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
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ISSN: EISSN-2203-4714
Using Stories (And Books) as Scaffolding for Our Young
Hughes, Annie
Advances in Language and Literary Studies, v1 n2 p178-199 Jul 2010
This paper sets out to show: (1) Teachers of English to young learners need to support their learners' general cognitive development and learning along with language learning; (2) The use of stories has a very important role in teaching English to young learners (TEYL); (3) The use of stories and books can provide scaffolding for our young language learners in order to allow for acquisition of the target language in a meaningful and cognitively supportive way; (4) The use of stories and books can be used to encourage our young learners to create more stories and books in the target language; and (5) Young language learners can develop a focused and detailed understanding of language through interaction with stories and books.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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