Acquiring a second language is essential nowadays. In addition to the school curriculum, teachers also play a crucial role in facilitating the children learn a second language. A variety of teaching and learning approaches have been implemented some of which are learning grammar rules, vocabulary, memorizing phrases and dialogues, engagement in tasks and games while speaking in the new language. However, to communicate effectively with the students, teachers should not only focus on textbooks but also take into account the individual learner characteristics, development of knowledge and their ability to use it as well as the environments for learning a second language.
The aim of investigating second language learning in childhood is to provide professionals the opportunity to understand how children acquire a second language, investigate some of the theories of child language learning and teaching methods and apply them based on the learning environment and the needs and abilities of children.
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