Teaching English for preschoolers is growing in schools in big cities. Many parents who are thinking of getting children to speak foreign languages as soon as possible will help them to improve their English skills. But if your child is learning the wrong way and is not fully compatible, many parents will “disillusion”.
So when to start teaching English for preschoolers?
After a period of temporary suspension of teaching English for preschoolers, the Ministry of Education has recently allowed English language schools to return to the condition that the program is subject to evaluation by management. The question for parents is to let their children begin to learn English from any age, how to get effective. Many parents have said “no” to English at preschool age by saying that Vietnamese children have not learned, can not write, can read, how to learn English.
Disturbed quality teaching English for preschoolers
From the age of three, in the comfort of access to appropriate English language acquisition programs, children can correctly pronounce English words that are appropriate for their age; Being able to access English as a foreign language … However, the problem here is the quality of teaching English in schools. Most language centers need to link to a school with only experience in the general education level, not really understanding the pre-school level.
It is known that at present, the professional training of teachers teaching English for preschoolers is only implemented in a few pedagogical schools, while this is a school with specific characteristics, it requires the main Both methods and knowledge.
In addition, some recent scientific studies indicate that learning a language at an early age can negatively impact the development of the mother tongue. Most studies suggest that the most important age for developing mother tongue is between 2 and 4 years old. Acceptance of the child’s native language may be delayed if the child is exposed to a second language for a prolonged period of time in kindergarten or kindergarten.
The provision of teaching English for preschoolers must be conducted in a satisfactory manner, and should only begin with children 4 years of age and older. According to the Institute of Educational Sciences of Vietnam, for preschool children to become familiar with foreign languages to achieve the highest efficiency should be held from preschool ages 5 to 6 years. At this age, children have a certain amount of vocabulary, which is likely to be imitative and memorized.
When a child is learning a foreign language, another world opens in front of the child. He understands how people say, people do in that world and gets their first thought of that world, giving them a broader perspective. However, the mistake of parents when learning English children are expected to say immediately, how much to learn from the new 3 or 4 years old. The question is, when learning the mother tongue, someone asked her “today I learn new words?” Then why ask when you learn English? Language is accepted but not taught, so learning English is fun, interesting. Children need an environment that interacts with language. Therefore, English should be used every day as we learn with children, making use of English as a familiar communication tool every day.