English learning areas in pre-primary classrooms: an investigation of their effectiveness

This research report presents an innovative approach to teaching English in pre-primary classrooms.

Written by Penelope Robinson, Sandie Mourão and Nam Joon Kang, this paper describes the development and implementation of the approach and evaluates the effectiveness of its key feature, the English learning area (ELA). The report and its appendices include the detailed lesson plans and copies of the teaching materials used successfully in the study. These resources, together with the description of the approach, will be of interest to teachers wishing to develop their own practice in teaching English in pre-primary classrooms. 

This publication is free to download below as a pdf file.

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