foreign language instruction should beg

1476 Words Nov 22nd, 2014 6 Pages
Topic: Foreign Language Instruction Should Begin in Kindergarten, Discuss.

Submitted to: - Rob Horlin
Submitted by: - Ranjit Singh
Student ID - 13903
Class- EAP 2A
Date -29-08-2014

Foreign language instruction should begin in kindergarten, discuss.

Foreign language is a language native to other nation. Learning a foreign language is becoming essential nowadays and it can change the way of life. To communicate and trade with people from different nations there is a great need of learning foreign languages. English language is used globally and for some nations it is a first language and for some it is considered as the second language. French, Spanish etc are the other popular foreign languages. Being bilingual
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Children have greater opportunities at college and for career by studying foreign languages and also they have bigger view of the world because they see and understand the other culture. Starting foreign language instructions from kindergarten also enhance the communications skills and when a kid becomes adult he knows the different ways to refer an object and at the elementary level mind is open to ideas of global understanding. An obvious advantage of learning more than one language is you will have expanded access to resources. Knowing a second language from the kindergarten level benefits a child in his academics, career and will open up additional job opportunities. There are many negative aspects of teaching foreign languages at early stage or at preschool. At kindergarten level children are not fully developed both physically and mentally, instructing foreign language beside native language would confuse them, causing deficiency in proper function of languages. If the children pay more attention and importance to foreign language, then it will lead to native culture ignorance when they grow up and the value of the native language would be damaged. This would have detrimental effects on the entity of a nation. Encouraging two languages simultaneously prevents either language from developing well and the child may have lack of proficiency in both languages. As the
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