Some experts believe that it is better for children to begin learning a foreign language at primary schools rather than secondary school. Do the advantages of this outweigh the disadvantages?

Several specialists believe that learning a foreign
language
at primary schools is
better
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best
for children
instead
of starting at secondary school.
This
essay will argue that the benefits of
this
far outweighs
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far outweigh
the shortcomings. The essay will
first
demonstrate that it easier for children to absorb
new
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new languages
language
earlier in life and that
such
learning enhances studies in other areas.
This
will be followed by an analysis of how the primary disadvantage, namely poor vocabulary development, is not valid. One clear benefit for children who learn other languages earlier is that they can pick them up more easily.
This
is because younger children are at a formative stage and can absorb new information without much effort compared to older children or adults. Recent studies from the Early Childhood Learning Centre shows that the
language
learning ability of children
are
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is
especially high between the ages of 0-10 years of age and at its peak between ages 6 and 7.
Furthermore
, studying international languages early stimulates a child’s curiosity.
This
consequently
makes him more receptive to learning in other areas.
For instance
, a research carried out by Dr Sackler of the University of California has shown that bilingual pupils learned
quicker
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quickly
and had superior performances in subjects
such
as Maths and Science.
On the other hand
, those opposed to
this
believe that younger children who begin learning another
language
never develop a mastery in the vocabularies both languages. They postulate that monolingual children generally master far more words in their native
language
than their bilingual counterparts.
This
stance
is
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is, however
however
unfounded as my Class 2 students who were brought up speaking both English and French, generally outperform their classmates in either
subjects
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subject
. In conclusion, the fact that languages are grasped quicker when learned early and that early
language
skills enhance
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skills, enhance
studies in other areas, clearly outweigh the argument of poorer vocabulary development.
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