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(Bardzo) wczesne nauczanie języków obcych. Kilka uwag na temat celów, możliwości i metodyki

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Foreign language learning in early childhood. Remarks on goals, achievements and teaching methodology
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The article presents the phenomenon of very early foreign language teaching (i.e. in the preschool years) from the linguistic and pedagogical perspective. It begins with dispelling the myth about the necessity of ‘an early start’ for ensuring future competence, pointing at the relevance of cognitive, affective and social factors influencing the outcomes. Then it presents the possible achievements and crosslinguistic influences in language acquisition of a very young child. Finally, it outlines the critical aspects of FL methodology that are necessary for progress in early FLL.
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