Learning A Foreign Language
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 of this outweigh the disadvantages?

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experts language acquisition professionals, researchers, professionals
it is better should
learn acquire
primary school elementary school
secondary school high school
advantage benefit
disadvantage drawback
Arguments for Primary School
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achieve native-like fluency
have a greater learning capacity for languages
aid in cognitive development
an early start to language learning
Arguments for Secondary School
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become distracted from more important subjects
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Important Notes
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IELTS Students are encouraged to contribute to this vocabulary list by adding a comment below. Suggest words and phrases to be used. Good native-like vocabulary, phrases and collocations related to the topic would be added to the list above.


  1. an early start
    acquire language with good accent
    positive impact on intellectual growth and enriches and enhances a child’s mental development

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