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Raising Bilingual Children By: Kendi Murungi
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Growing up with two or more languages will  confuse your child It takes longer for bilingual children to learn  how to speak the language They will only end up mixing up the languages It’s too late There is only one right way to teach them
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Infants can differentiate between languages from birth,  especially ones with drastic differences. Research has proven that bilingualism does not delay speech  development even if your child is diagnosed with a speech  delay. Mixing the languages is inevitable in the beginning and  harmless. It helps the child to “sort” the languages as their vocabulary  develops. It is temporary
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It is never too late to introduce a second language Optimal time: 0-3 years old Requires more effort the 
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Unformatted text preview: There is no wrong way to learn a new language, but consistency is key. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIKluiQlksE Bilingualism has been linked to several positive cognitive benefits: early reading improved problem-solving skills higher scores on the SATs, including the math section Children who master two languages also have increased employment opportunities after college graduation. http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=qGBqALHFQoI&feature=related Do you speak another language aside from English? If so, has it helped you excel in your studies? Are you interested in learning another language but worry about its potential difficulty? Do you think it is necessary to know another language to excel in both school and the workplace?...
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