How Bilingual Babies keep Languages seperate?

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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.

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.

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.

Bilingual Baby gets head start before they talk

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Bilingual Baby gets head start before they talk

Even before they can babble a single word, babies in bilingual households may get a head start in life, according to a team of scientists in Italy.

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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