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Unformatted text preview: Joy Randle WIEF 11/1/2011 Annotated Bibliography #3 Robinson , D. W. (1992). The Cognitive, Academic and Attitudinal Benefits of Early Language Learning. In Met, M., ed. Critical Issues in Early Language Learning . White Plains, NY: Longman. 37-56. Deborah is reiterating the importance of early language learning in childhood and also looked at bilinguals or learning a second language. She looks at the studies that were conducted in the 1960’s and continuing into the 1990’s. A little over ten studies were done to analysis the relationship between learning a second language early on in life along with cognitive ability. In this article she summarized the studies with statements that concluded her thoughts on early multiple language development. She believed that the younger the person experiencing a second language meant they were more mentally flexible than someone older. She explained that this flexibility helps with concept formation and helps children to perform better on standardized...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Finnie during the Spring '12 term at Evergreen.
- Spring '12