⭐️ Music educator Gordon says that the process that develops as listening, understanding, speaking, reading/writing and learning grammar rules in the language learning process works similarly in music. We don’t speak the first few years of our lives right away. First, we listen, then we make sounds, then we gradually transform these sounds into words and sentences. Then, when we go to school, where we learn to read and write these sounds. We can consider music education in this order. When learning a language, reading-writing is almost the last part of the whole process. But when we speak of music … Continue reading Music and Language Learning Processes / Müzik ve Dil Öğrenme Süreçleri
⭐️ When I learned English as my first foreign language, I made great use of music. As a result my interest in the relationship between music and language grew and I wrote my master’s and doctoral theses on this subject. So what is the relationship between music and language? Both have rhythm and melody. Both have connections to cultures. Both have their own rules. Babies both develop at the same time. According to Nettl, every culture in the world has language and music (or a similar structure). The anthropologist Livingstone thinks that perhaps the first people sang before they began … Continue reading Music and Language Relationship / Müzik ve Dil İlişkisi
⭐️ Since I know myself, I have been interested in music. I have over 10 years of teaching experience. Three years ago I finished my doctoral thesis about music education and multilingualism at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich. I would like to pass on what I have learned from both my academic research and my pedagogical experience in order to raise awareness, especially for early childhood music education and language acquisition. If you are ready, we will start today with the first topic 🙂 The most common question I am asked by parents or caregivers is how … Continue reading How should children start making music? / Çocuklar müziğe nasıl başlamalı?
Neurocognitive studies point to the similarities between music and language processing. Also, research indicates that parents play an essential role in their children’s musical and language development. So, do you think parents could support their bilingual children’s language skills through … Continue reading 15 minutes about Bilingualism and Music (Video)