This book comprises 16 chapters on a wide range of topics within the growing international field of Young Language Learner (YLL) research. In this context Young Language Learners span the ages of six to 16. Through research carried out in Norway and beyond, the book sheds light on how to go about investigating YLLs, what works in their classrooms, their language ability and development and how to assess this, and how their teachers perceive and address the challenges facing them. For anyone researching, teaching or studying this group, this book has much to offer. Angela Hasselgreen is Professor of English Language Didactics at Bergen University College. She has many years of experience as an English teacher and teacher trainer. She has led international research projects and has published books and articles on language assessment. Ion Drew is Associate Professor of English and Literacy Studies at the University of Stavanger. His main fields of teaching, research and publication are EFL reading and writing development, and EFL teacher competence and teaching methodology. Bjørn Sørheim is a Reader in Linguistics and English Language Didactics at Sogn og Fjordane University College. He has long experience as an English teacher and teacher trainer at all levels. He has published EFL course books and a book on EFL teaching methodology. «Boka anbefales til alle som er interessert i forskningsbasert kunnskap om yngre elevers andrespråksutvikling.» - Tony Burner, Bedre skole
This book comprises 16 chapters on a wide range of topics within the field of Young Language Learner(YLL) research. With index.