With a focus on communicative language teaching as it reflects cognitive and second language acquisition theory, this classic in the field provides a wealth of strategies and activities ready to use in the K-8 foreign language classroom. This popular and completely updated text is the only comprehensive foreign language methods text for K-8 classrooms that is also accessible and engaging for undergraduate students. Languages and Children: Making the Match, Fourth Edition provides extensive new information that is not easily accessible to the field. The Fourth Edition maintains the integrity of past editions while reflecting the new and fascinating language issues that exist in today's classrooms and making standards-based planning and instruction the guiding principles throughout the book.
Written by Helena Curtain and Carol Ann Dahlberg