ERIC Number: EJ546068
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Entwichklungspsychologie, Spracherwerbstheorien und ihre Bedeutung fur den fruhen Fremdsprachenunterricht (Developmental Psychology, Theories of Second Language Acquisition, and Their Significance for Early Foreign Language Instruction).
Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, v29 n1 p52-61 Spr 1996
Argues for the commencement of foreign-language instruction at the elementary school level or even at the kindergarten level. However, such instruction must consider the developmental stages of children of this age. Implications for early foreign language instruction are drawn from the similarities and differences between first- and second-language acquisition, as well as from developmental psychological insights. (AP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: German Language and Culture in the Americas.