700 Reasons: Reason #180

Reason: 180
Some of the most moving and relevant examples of language learning in practice have been the attempts of the very young, and the striving of those with learning difficulties, to communicate in foreign tongues. Through it they have learned - about themselves, about the world, about their own language
King, L. (1999) ‘Challenges to multilingualism’ in Tosi, A., Leung, C. (eds) Rethinking Language Education: From a Monolingual to a Multilingual Perspective (London: CILT), pp. 19-29
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Accessibility, Communication, Education Studies, English Mother Tongue, Language awareness, Learning