Myths and Misconceptions about language acquisition
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Pushing Past Myths: Designing Instruction for Long-Term English Learners - Brooks - 2018 - TESOL Quarterly - Wiley Online Library

Pushing Past Myths: Designing Instruction for Long-Term English Learners - Brooks - 2018 - TESOL Quarterly - Wiley Online Library | Myths and Misconceptions about language acquisition | Scoop.it
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Mono- and bilingualism

In the final in this series, Dr Dagmar Divjak and colleagues discuss mono- and bilingualism. Contents: 00:00 monolingualism 00:26 what stages do monolingua
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10 parent myths about learning a foreign language

10 parent myths about learning a foreign language | Myths and Misconceptions about language acquisition | Scoop.it
Explore 10 language acquisition myths parents often encounter when seeking kids' foreign language classes.
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Cognitive benefits of language learning

Kate Reitzenstein discusses the benefits of second language learning on cognitive development in children. This is Part 1 of a public forum held at th
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Second Language Acquisition

Second Language Acquisition | Myths and Misconceptions about language acquisition | Scoop.it
Second language acquisition is a complex process that can take years to fully develop. Teachers need to understand the difference between "playground language" and "academic language."
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10 Questions on Bilingualism

10 Questions on Bilingualism | Myths and Misconceptions about language acquisition | Scoop.it
Can adults learn to speak a foreign language without an accent? How does bilingualism affect children's development? Do bilinguals feel different in different languages?
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Very interesting insight into bilingualism and language use.
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Interview with Steven Pinker

We're really excited to have gotten to interview Steven Pinker recently! Dr. Pinker is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard, and a best-sel...

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Fascinating! And, there are many links if you want to pursue this line of thought.

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Q&A with grammar guru Steven Pinker - The Daily Tar Heel

Q&A with grammar guru Steven Pinker - The Daily Tar Heel | Myths and Misconceptions about language acquisition | Scoop.it
“Psycholinguist and New York Times best-selling author Steven Pinker gave a talk Sunday at Flyleaf Books to discuss his seventh book, “The Sense of Style.” ”
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Bilingualism And Brain Health: Learning A Second Language Boosts Cognitive ... - Medical Daily

Bilingualism And Brain Health: Learning A Second Language Boosts Cognitive ... - Medical Daily | Myths and Misconceptions about language acquisition | Scoop.it
“A bilingual and multilingual brain boosts cognitive function, which can delay the onset of Alzheimer’s and dementia.”
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Myths and Misconceptions about Grammar

Myths and Misconceptions about Grammar- a reporting this college :>

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Managing Diversity - Language Magazine

Managing Diversity - Language Magazine | Myths and Misconceptions about language acquisition | Scoop.it
“Language Magazine Managing Diversity Language Magazine Administrators need to acquire the knowledge necessary to ensure culturally and linguistically responsive instruction for all of their students.”
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B/ND Program: Workshop: Language Acquisition

How can we overcome the struggle of learning a new language? For the final week of workshops, the teacher learned about the stages of language acquisition and myths and misconceptions surrounding second language ...
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A wealth of information about language acquisition.

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Facts, Myths, and Reality of Speaking English

“There are a lot of myths preventing people from learning and using the English language effectively. Once you know the facts, you will be able to spot the my...”
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Neuroscience of Learning and Second Language Acquisition

This video is a very small part of my English Development Course, and an invitation to the National Geographic Learning Conference which will take place a
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Cognitive benefits of language learning

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Author Q&A: What are some myths about dual language development?

A: "Dual language learners" is a term we use for children who know and use two languages. It includes children who have learned two languages at home from birth, children who learned a first language and then were introduced to a second language at school, and all other possibilities in between.
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Myth vs. Fact: Bilingual Language Development

Myth vs. Fact: Bilingual Language Development | Myths and Misconceptions about language acquisition | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, many erroneous beliefs still persist with regard to language acquisition in bilingual children. The above infographic was created to help dispel these myths and to encourage practice…
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Learning Two Languages

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Questions and answers about having bilingual children.
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The Incredible Benefits Of Being Bilingual

The Incredible Benefits Of Being Bilingual | Myths and Misconceptions about language acquisition | Scoop.it
Most people in the world speak more than one language, suggesting the human brain evolved to work in multiple tongues. So are those who speak only one language missing out?
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Even though this article is about the benefits of being bilingual, myths are mentioned and dispelled in it. Very interesting article.
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Fred Genesee: 'Myths and Misunderstandings about Dual Language Acquisition in Young Learners'

FAAPI 2013 - Keynote presentation (September 27th, 2013) Fred Genesee: 'Myths and Misunderstandings about Dual Language Acquisition in Young Learners' There ...

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Books of Dyslexia in the Foreign Language Classroom Second Language Acquisition

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Managing Diversity - Language Magazine

Managing Diversity - Language Magazine | Myths and Misconceptions about language acquisition | Scoop.it
Anne Scatchell argues that administrators need specific training to successfully manage culturally diverse classrooms “I know that I don’t have a background in working with English language learners, but aren’t you using far too many videos in your...
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A comprehensive article. Administrators should read it.

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Managing Diversity - Language Magazine

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Administrators need to acquire the knowledge necessary to ensure culturally and linguistically responsive instruction for all of their students.
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This article addresses issues broader than just myths in language acquisition.

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Managing Diversity - Language Magazine

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Managing Diversity
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Administrators need to acquire the knowledge necessary to ensure culturally and linguistically responsive instruction for all of their students.
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Not exactly about myths but definitely about misconceptions of what constitutes best practices for language learners.

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Try, try again? Study says no: Trying harder makes it more difficult to learn some aspects of language, neuroscientists find

Try, try again? Study says no: Trying harder makes it more difficult to learn some aspects of language, neuroscientists find | Myths and Misconceptions about language acquisition | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists find that trying harder makes it more difficult to learn some aspects of language. When it comes to learning languages, adults and children have different strengths. Adults excel at absorbing the vocabulary needed to navigate a grocery store or order food in a restaurant, but children have an uncanny ability to pick up on subtle nuances of language, sometimes speaking a second language like a native speaker within months. Brain structure plays an important role in this "sensitive period" for learning language, which is believed to end around adolescence.
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