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Multiple perspectives on the benefits of teaching of Vietnamese to preschool children in an Australian early childhood context

To, Vinh Thi; Swabey, Karen; Bown, Andy; Thai, Bao


The cognitive, educational and economic benefits of learning a second language have been well documented in the literature. This paper reports findings on perspectives of 13 stakeholders on the benefits of a case study about teaching Vietnamese to preschoolers in a regional early childhood context in Tasmania, Australia in 2017. Using a thematic approach in analysing 13 semi-structured interviews, five main themes on the benefits of the programme for the children identified were language...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-09-02
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Early Years Education
DOI: 10.1080/09669760.2020.1814220


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