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Teaching English to children - Chapter I

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The chapter introduces the most fundamental phenomena underlying teaching a foreign language to preschoolers. Therefore, three major components contribute to this issue. The first one deals with teaching a foreign language; the second highlights the child’s developmental characteristics, mainly cognitive, physical, and motoric. And the last component is a significance of movement. These three facets are discussed throughout the chapter.
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  • The Faculty of Modern Languages and Literatures, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, 1 Wieniawskiego Street, 61-712 Poznań, Poland
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