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A global revolution? Teaching English at primary school
English is being taught at increasingly younger ages in an expanding number of countries. So today, teenagers are no longer young learners of English. The new YL is a first grader, a pre-schooler or even a foetus!
- Why has this transformation occurred?
- What is the impact on education systems worldwide?
- How are we to develop the ‘right’ conditions for successful primary ELT in primary schools?
- What factors affect YL policy and its implementation?
Our seminar offers a response to these and other questions, drawing evidence from a recent international conference and related publication.