Author: Ungsang Tung (Caltuli International School, Taiwan, Grade 11)

In the globalized world, learning more than one language is mostly required. As we are well aware of learning a second language, people start learning a language in a later age but studies have shown that it is beneficial and effective to learn at an early age. There are development stages to when children first learn a language and there are 5 stages in learning a second language. Studies have state that age and acquisition of second language is related. However studies have also shown that it is possible for adults to also learn language in a faster speed like the children.

Research Paper Source: The Stages and Importance of Learning Languages at an Early Age