Language Levels Explained

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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

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.

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.

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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