Jan 18

How Can Young Children Best Learn Languages?

Author: Dana Matthews

The article: How can young children best learn languages? By Tracey Chapelton was very interesting! I found this article insightful! It identifies why and how children can learn another language or three with ease. This statement explains why our children at Jump! Immersion School effortlessly learn another language:

“Communication is something that children do to help them achieve something else, and they are blissfully unaware of the enormous amount of learning taking place. They take everything in through their senses, making connections between what they hear, see, smell, taste and touch.”

Unfortunately, this also explains why it might take me five years to be able to speak another language fluently!

Read the full article on the British Council site:
How Can Young Children Best Learn Languages?»

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