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Language Levels Explained

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Have you ever wondered what language levels, A1,A2,B1,B2,C1 and C3 mean?

The Common European Framework divides learners into three broad divisions which can be divided into six levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 & C3

Different languages to say I love you

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Click, listen and learn how to say I love you in many languages and both share and impress your loved one

Bilingual Books for Children

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Over the last while, I have been exploring the world of Bilingual books for Children and how they work and it is fascinating, if only as an english speaking family with our 2 youngest doing french, I wanted to find a way that we could all enjoy the world of learning French as a language.

How Bilingual Babies keep Languages seperate?

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Babies in bilingual environments can learn to distinguish the grammatical structures of two different languages at a young age, a new study finds.

The research shows that bilingual tots use qualities like pitch and duration of sounds to keep two languages separate.

And infants can perceive these differences between languages at just 7 months. “There are a lot of cues just at the surface level in language that babies can use to get a leg up,” study co-author Janet Werker, a psychologist at the University of British Columbia, told LiveScience.

Language Learning Ladder

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Language Learning Ladder

From taking the decision to the finishing line, why not look at our Language Learning Ladder for Ideas

One Parent One Language Method

Friday, June 29th, 2012

When I found out about this method, I was very excited to share it with you.

The rule of One Parent One Language Method

The most recommended rule of thumb is to always remain consistent with the language in which one speaks to a child. In this way the child learns to distinguish between the languages spoken at home, in his environment (when there is more than two languages), and the society at large.

Why can’t Irish Authorities give Irish kids the same opportunity that EU children have?

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

I can’t begin to express how proud I am to be Irish and how much I want my children to understand about their culture even though we are here in France. In France at state schools, they start to learn english at 6 and then another language later in primary school. What is happening in Ireland?

The drawing to a close of Petit Section in French System

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Petite section in French school System

So here we are coming into the last run of the first year, we send our then 2 1/2 year old into the french system in Petit Section. I thought that I would share my experiences with you. To begin, my son was only exposed to DVD’s before we got here so needless to say,I was extremely worried and guilty about how it would go.

100 different languages to say Father

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Fathers Day is Sunday, the 21st of June this year, here is 100 different languages to say Father… Enjoy

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* Afrikaans : vader
* Albanian : baba ; atë
* Arabic : babba ; yebba ; abbi (classical)

The advantages of Bilingual Children

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The advantages of Bilingual Children

Most children have the capacity and facility to learn more than one language. Researchers say that there are advantages to being bilingual.

Language Learning Ladder

Need help? Why not have a look at our language learning ladder which can get you started with our recommended 9 steps.

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Tell Us Your Story & Become A Contributor

Since our goal is to share information and provide support to parents in the journey of giving a gift of language to their child, we want you to be more than just a part of our community.

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How To Start Up Your Own Language Playgroup

Playgroups can be an excellent way for families to combine their resources and make language learning both a social and a fun activity. Kids learn from each other as well as from the grown-ups, and all the family can benefit from sharing experiences.

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