Some experts believe that it is better for children to begin learning a foreign language at primary school rather than secondary school. Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
It is a argued that nowadays foreign languages is very essential for our life and work so it should be encouraged to study at primary school rather than secondary school . Some people believe it is not only brought a lot of benefits but also created complex education issues. This essay , i will take more detailed to look at advantages and disadvantages of this opinion.
On the one hand, some parents think the benefit is much bigger than the disadvantages. Firstly, it is undeniable that children learn faster and better when they were young. Children can learn new words quickly with pictures and also they can pronounce correctly just by watch a cartoon or sing a song. Secondly, children is more confidence to communicate with foreigner; but, student at secondary school can not do this because they afraid of speaking something wrongs. That is why students at secondary school spend more times to improving their foreign languages than the students learn at primary school.
However , beside the advantages, there are some disadvantages which we should minimize.Children learn a foreign language in early years may confuse them between mother tongue and foreign languages. Furthermore. it makes them very hard to learn mother tongue. Nowadays, there are still many children have a unfortunate life, so they can not to be approach with a foreign language when they were young.
In conclusion, learning foreign languages for children bought a large number of benefits but also made some drawbacks. Thus, it is important to reduce the adverse effects so the advantages will be greater.