Preliminary Study on the Curriculum and Methodology for Teaching English as a Foreign Language at Primary Schools in Japan:Implications from Finnish Experience

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Title
Preliminary Study on the Curriculum and Methodology for Teaching English as a Foreign Language at Primary Schools in Japan:Implications from Finnish Experience
Author
氏名 TOYA (Toi) Atsuko
ヨミ トヤ(トイ) アツコ
別名
Subject
EFL (English as a foreign language)
basic education
national curriculum reform
teaching methodology
Finland
NDC
375.893
Abstract

English will be taught as a compulsory subject at primary schools in Japan from 2020. It is crucial for Japan to build knowledge on teaching English as a foreign language to primary school students. This paper explores Finnish experience in the field and try to find some implications for Japanese practice. The study identifies the early start and various options in foreign language instruction, as well as teachers’ motivation as notable characteristics in Finnish practice.

Journal Title
広島都市学園大学 子ども教育学部紀要=Bulletin of Hiroshima Cosmopolitan University Faculty of Childhood Education
Volume
3
Issue
1
Spage
65
Epage
70
Published Date
2017-03-25
Publisher
広島都市学園大学
ISSN
2189-163X
Language
jpn
NIIType
Departmental Bulletin Paper
Text Version
出版社版
Rights
(C)広島都市学園大学
Set
hcu