Foreign language programs in the elementary school : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)]
This thesis explains why foreign language education is vital, and why it should begin at the elementary school level. It examines social and neurological reasons that young children are the best students of language. Different types of elementary-level programs are described, and issues involved in beginning a new program are explained. Methods of teaching and gathering resources are also discussed, along with practical tips to aid in starting a program with as few problems as possible.