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Young Children's Foreign Language Anxiety

The Case of South Korea

; Jessica M. Morgan-Brown ; Naya Choi

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Fills a large gap in research on understanding how foreign language anxiety affects young children

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Figures and Tables

Acknowledgments

Abbreviations



1. Introduction



2. Foreign Language Anxiety and Foreign Language Enjoyment



3. Foreign Language Anxiety in Children



4. Foreign Language Anxiety in the South Korean Context



5. Sources of Increased FLA Among Young Children



6. Case Study: Factors Affecting Young Children's FLA: Kindergarten vs. English Immersion Institution



7. Effects of Innovative Language Learning on Foreign Language Anxiety and Foreign Language Enjoyment



8. Towards a More Ethical Learning Environment



9. Conclusion



Appendix A: Anxiety Metrics

Appendix B: Kindergarten vs. Immersion

English Parent Surveys

References

Index

Om forfatteren

Jieun Kiaer is Associate Professor in Korean Linguistics at the University of Oxford, UK. She has a PhD in Linguistics and works with both linguistics and oriental studies students, tutoring and lecturing on topics related to East Asian linguistics. She has undertaken research on Asian-English children's linguistic/cognitive development, young children's translanguaging and the positive impact cooking can have on young children's vocabulary learning.



Jessica M. Morgan-Brown is a practitioner/researcher with extensive experience teaching ESL to young children in South Korea, the US, the UK and most recently to students in China through online platforms. She is currently a PhD student in the East Asian Studies Department at the University of Toronto, Canada.





Naya Choi is Professor in the Department of Child Development & Family Studies, Seoul National University, South Korea. She specialises in Child Studies and her research interests lie in young children's linguistic and cognitive development and education.