ELT323 Early Foreign Language Learning

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ELT323 Early Foreign Language Learning 3 0 6 Monday 16:00-16:50 Wednesday 14:00-15:50
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
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Course Objectives To teach students what the foreign language programs are offered to young learners and its curriculum. To review early access to modern languages offered across the globa. To learn about young children progress and benefits from and early exposure to modern languages in different educational contexts. How effective cognitive, social, linguistic, and classroom related factors interact in the process of learning
Textbook Early Learning of Modern Foreign Languages Processes and OutcomesEdited by Marianne Nikolov. Multilingual Matters. Bristol, Buffalo, Toronto.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate understanding and discuss about foreign language programs offered to young learners and its curriculum
  2. Discuss early access to modern languages offered across the globa
  3. Implement young children progress and benefits from and early exposure to modern languages in different educational contexts
  4. Demonstrate understanding of effective cognitive, social, linguistic, and classroom related factors interact in the process of learning
Teaching Methods Lectures and class disscussions
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Effects of the Age of Onset on Foreign Language Learning in School 10-15
Week 2 Can Today’s Early Language Learners in England Become Tomorrow’s Plurilingual European Citizens 15-30
Week 3 Young Learners’ Cognitive Skills and Their Role in Foreign Language Vocabulary Learning 31-46
Week 4 An Investigation into the Relationship of L2 Motivation and Cross-cultural Contact Among Elementary School Students 47-62
Week 5 Impact of Learning Conditions on Young FL Learners’ Motivation 63-75
Week 6 Early Modern Foreign Language Programmes and Outcomes: Factors Contributing to Hungarian Learners’ Proficiency 76-90
Week 7 Using the Early Years Literacy Programme in Primary EFL Norwegian Classrooms 91-108
Week 8 Mid-term Exam, The Age Factor and L2 Reading Strategies 109-121
Week 9 A Study of FL Composing Process and Writing Strategies Employed by Young Learners 122-132
Week 10 The Growth of Young Learners’ English Vocabulary Size 167-181
Week 11 The Growth of Young Learners’ English Vocabulary Size 182-195
Week 12 The Development of Second and Foreign Language Learning Through Classroom Interaction 196-205
Week 13 Classroom Interaction and Foreign Language Learning 206-221
Week 14 A Different Teacher Role in Language Arts Education: Interaction in a Small Circle With Teacher 222-243
Week 15 Revision
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3,4
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Quiz 1 15 2
Midterm Exam 1 30 2,3,4
Presentation 1 15 2,3,4
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 14 42 Home Study 2 11 22
Assignments 5 2 10 Assignments 5 2 10
Active Tutorials 2 7 14 Final Exam Study 10 2 20
Home Study 2 11 22 Home Study 2 11 22
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 04/03/2020
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