Counter Arguments & Refutations:
BODY PARAGRAPH 1
Counter Argument 1: Children start their formal education at an early age in these days when they are in process of their mother tongue instruction, which means they are still learning the basic rules and concepts of their native language. (Foreign language instruction that starts at an early age affects mother tongue development negatively.)
getting confused when learning another language(feeling anxious due to inability to express themselves, refusal to talk in either language.)
b. leading to be stutter
Refutation: It has become clear that foreign language education starting at a young age positively affects child’s overall language development.
a. becoming more sensitive to any other language (knowing a foreign language enhances self-confidence)
b. learning more than one language improves the diction of students and make them speak fluently
Counter Argument 2: At their childhood period, children should be focusing on studying the other lessons and the fundamental abilities such as communication and language skills,which are necessary for them in whole life.
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a. early learning a second language does not affect the intellectual development of the child
b. not have enough time for more important lessons which are crucial a for children’s future professional life.
Refutation: Being bilingual or multilingual helps children to
a. help children focus better in school when compared with children, who only know their native language
b. paying more attention to other classes thanks to being bilingual or multilingual
BODY PARAGRAPH 2
Counter Argument 1: Learning foreign languages at the childhood period might make children become deprived of their own culture.
a. feel intimate with culture of the foreign language
b. have inadequate knowledge about literature belonging to their own culture(lack of familiarity with the use of proverbs and idioms and having difficulty understanding them)
Refutation 1: Learning foreign languages at the early ages allows children to dive into another culture and see their own culture from the eyes of another culture.
a. being able to absorb their own culture by spending time with their family
b. learning the literary uses of other languages broadens the children’s horizons
Counter Argument 2: It is not possible to reach a better level of language with the foreign language teaching that started at an early age.
development of appropriate methods for the targeted age group by concerning their psychology and neurology is insufficient.
insuffient number of teachers who use both languages well
Refutation 2: If foreign language education starts at an early age, the student can reach the same level in both their native language and another language easily.
implementing of co-teaching model in class
hiring of teachers who are native speakers of language that is learnt in schools
Concluding Sentence: In conlusion, children should learn foreign languages as soon as possible since their brains are more ready to understand new information and also they