Culture & Language

Planned Language Approach: Oral Language and Vocabulary

a boy and teacher talkingIn this summary, explore an introduction to oral language and vocabulary—the foundation of early language and literacy development. Learn about the role culture plays in language learning. Also, explore six research-based principles to guide language learning at home and in a group care setting. This resource includes examples of effective practices at different stages of children’s development in various early learning settings.

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Topic:Culture and Language

Keywords:Dual language learners

Resource Type: Article

Last Updated: January 18, 2019