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ERIC Number: EJ765526
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 5
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0510
Mother Brand English as an Effective Approach to Teach English for Young Children as a Foreign Language in Korea
Seung-Yoeun, Yoo; SookHee, Lee
Reading Improvement, v43 n4 p185-193 Win 2006
Parents must be the first teachers and the best English teachers for children in their whole life. Now in Korea, some brave and challenging mothers are innovating new English approaches in their homes with their young kids. They have goals that their children come to possess the ability to use the English language as a vehicle to think and solve problems and communicate for making creative and productive participation in our global society. These parents also implement English approach called Mother-Brand English or Home-brand English. "Mother-Brand English" is a movement to influence children to experience linguistic and cultural diversity at home. It is imperative that children understand a wide world with a variety of cultures and the English language as English learners. Those parents explore many different kinds of children's literature and inspiring readers and critics based on those books. These mothers have an increased capacity for enhancing and understanding the quality of English-teaching based on use multi media and written materials. (Contains 2 drawings.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Korea