Teaching Foreign Language to Infants Term Paper by hicaliber

Teaching Foreign Language to Infants
An analysis of the benefits of teaching foreign languages to young children.
# 95742 | 2,634 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper discusses the benefits of teaching infants a foreign language. It begins by discussing the prevalence of bi or tri-lingualism in the world. It then discusses if it is beneficial to know a foreign language. The paper goes on to discuss the advantages of specifically learning the foreign language while still young, particularly focusing on the cognitive effects on the brain.

Table of Contents:
Knowing a Foreign Language
Advantages Knowing a Foreign Language
Learning a Foreign Language While Young
Cognitive Effects to the Brain

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Baker, Colin. (1993).Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. Multilingual Matters Ltd.
  • Bialystok, Ellen. (1991). Language Processing in Bilingual Children. Cambridge University Press.
  • Bilingual. 2004.WordIQ.com. <http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Bilingual>
  • Davis, Laura and Keyser, Janis. Parenting Experts: Bilingual Family Pros and Cons. ParentsPlace.com
  • Myths About Bilingualism. 2004.<http://www.nethelp.no/cindy/myth.html>

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