Extramural English Inside and Outside Class: A European Perspective

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This presentation focuses 1) on young non-English speaking children’s (6 years of age) engagement with English in the wild (Extramural English, Sundqvist, 2009), and the perceived language learning from this use based on parental reports. Added to this, 2) results from a survey on teachers’ attitudes to as well as use of extramural English in the early language classroom is presented. Apart from presenting the results from the surveys, the presentation will discuss how well aligned children’s experiences with English outside the classroom are with the early language classrooms they will meet and discuss the implications hereof.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2. Jun 2021
Publication statusPublished - 2. Jun 2021
EventThe Calico Conference 2021: Global Realities - Online, Seattle, United States
Duration: 2. Jun 20216. Jun 2021


ConferenceThe Calico Conference 2021
Country/TerritoryUnited States
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