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Cameron, L. 2001. Teaching languages to young learners. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Harmer, Jeremy. The Practice of English Language Teaching. 3rd edition. 2001.Pearson Education Limited. Harlow

Lightbowm, P. and N. Spada. (1999) How languages are learned:An introduction to the main theories of first and second language acquisition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Moon, J. (2000). Children learning English. Oxford: MacMillan Heinemann

Moon, J. (2005). Teaching English to young learners: The challenges and the benefits. In English, Winter 2005, 30-35. British Council.

Read, C. (2007) 500 Activities for the Primary Classroom: Immediate Ideas and Solutions. Oxford: Macmillan Publishers

Web based articles

Bernhardt, E. B. (2010) Teaching other languages. Educational Practices Series- 20. UNESCO &  International Academy of Education.Available at:


Dunn, O. (n.d.) How young children learn English as another language. British Council. Available at: http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/parents/articles/how-young-children-learn-english-another-language

Judd, E. L.; Tan, L.; Walberg, H. J. (2001) Teaching additional languages. Educational Practices Series- 6. UNESCO &  International Academy of Education. Available at: http://www.ibe.unesco.org/fileadmin/user_upload/archive/publications/EducationalPracticesSeriesPdf/prac06e.pdf

Lybolt, J., Gottfred, C. (2003) Promoting pre-school language. Educational Practices Series­-13. UNESCO &  International Academy of Education. Available at: http://www.ibe.unesco.org/fileadmin/user_upload/archive/publications/EducationalPracticesSeriesPdf/prac13e.pdf

Moon, J. (2005) Teaching English to young learners: the challenges and the benefits. IN ENGLISH! Winter 2005. British Council. Available at: http://www.britishcouncil.org/ie2005w30-jayne-moon.pdf

Robertson, K. Ford K. (2008) Language Acquisition: An Overview in Colorín Colorado. Available at: http://www.colorincolorado.org/article/26751/

Shin, J.K. (2006) Ten Helpful Ideas for Teaching English to Young Learners in English Teaching Forum, Volume 44, Number 2Available at: http://americanenglish.state.gov/files/ae/resource_files/06-44-2-b.pdf

UCLES. (2011, March). Teaching Knowledge Test Glossary. 1-49.

Vosniadou, S. (2001) How Children Learn. Educational Practices Series-7. UNESCO &  International Academy of Education. Available at: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0012/001254/125456e.pdf


Carol Read's ABC of Teaching Children: Ideas, tips and resources for primary language teachers. http://carolread.wordpress.com/

British Council - Learn English - Little Kids http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/little-kids


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