Fostering language acquisition in daycare settings: What does the research tell us?

Working Papers
Author: Simone Beller
Publication date: 08/2008
Pages: 64
ISSN: 1383-7907
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This working paper reviews research and theories on language development, focusing on how pre-schoolers? social environment affects their ability to learn languages and their subsequent reading and writing skills. Because children from immigrant families and those with a low socio-economic status often have difficulty with language acquisition, this review looks in particular at language development initiatives for disadvantaged groups in daycare settings.

Fostering language acquisition in daycare settings: What does the research tell us?
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