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Title: Preschool english education in the spanish curriculum. Analysis of the region of Murcia
Other Titles: El inglés en la educación infantil en España. Un análisis de la región de Murcia.
Authors: Ping, Zhou
Vicente Nicolás, Gregorio
Coyle, Yvette
Issue Date: Jun-2013
Abstract: This article analyses the current situation of preschool English Foreign Language (EFL) education in the Region of Murcia from three critical perspectives: teachers, teaching approaches and textbooks. A total sample of 106 preschools throughout the region completed research questionnaires. The results of the data analysis show that while preschool English teaching in the Region is now well established, there are still certain areas which should be highlighted for improvement. Specific issues in need of further attention include the strengthening of teacher training for this age range and the extensive use of textbooks written by British rather than local publishers.
Publisher: Universidad de Granada
Keywords: Curriculum
English teachers
Textbooks
Educación infantil
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10481/27178
ISSN: 1697-7467
Citation: Ping, Z; Vicente Nicolás, G; Coyle, Y.Preschool english education in the spanish curriculum. Analysis of the region of Murcia. Porta Linguarum, 20: 117-133 (2013). [http://hdl.handle.net/10481/27178]
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