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What are the benefits of early second language learning?

According to the Connecticut Council of Language Teachers the benefits of second language learning include:

  • Children have the ability to learn and excel in the pronunciation of a foreign language
  • They show positive results in areas of standardized testing; English, Language Arts. Math and SAT scores are shown to have significant gains
  • Students show greater cognitive development in such areas as mental flexibility, creativity, divergent thinking, and higher order thinking skills.
  • Second language study enhances listening skills, memory and understanding of English
  • It improves self-concept and sense of achievement in school
  • Children develop a sense of cultural pluralism, openness and appreciation of other cultures

What are the 5 C's?

The 5 C's of Foreign Language Education:











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