Lightning talk: Benefits of L2 acquisition in early childhood education

a neuropedagogical perspective

The article aims to identify and analyze through the Neuropedagogy and Neurolinguistics studies, the benefits of learning a second language (English) in Early Childhood. It was necessary to understand the stages of Human Development, as well as how the CNS (central nervous system) works and the acquisition of mother language (L1) and second language (L2) on the brain. Define what is bilingual education and regular English teaching with a different workload, also, name and elicit the different English language teaching approaches which are better applied in kindergarten, and punctuate the contribution of Neuroscience and Neuropedagogy as pedagogical tools for second language acquisition by bibliographic research

Keywords: neuropedagogy; neuroscience; linguistics; neurolinguistics; bilingualism; ECC