Language Learning and Its Impact on the Brain: Connecting Language Learning with the Mind Through Content‐Based Instruction

@article{Kennedy2006LanguageLA,
  title={Language Learning and Its Impact on the Brain: Connecting Language Learning with the Mind Through Content‐Based Instruction},
  author={T. J. Kennedy},
  journal={Foreign Language Annals},
  year={2006},
  volume={39},
  pages={471-486}
}
  • T. J. Kennedy
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Foreign Language Annals
  • ABSTRACT: Cognitive sciences are discovering many things that educators have always intuitively known about language learning. However, the important point is actively using this new information to improve both student learning and current teaching practices. The implications of neuroscience for educational reform regarding second language (L2) learning can clearly be seen in the following categories: brain structures and the corpus callosum; neuronal development and the parts of the brain… CONTINUE READING
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