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Fun Languages - Australia - Gorgeous Gabi Loves Her French Lessons At Erina Fair Library!

Fun Languages - Australia - Gorgeous Gabi Loves Her French Lessons At Erina Fair Library! | early language learning | Scoop.it
Gorgeous little Gabi (Gabriellla) loves her French Classes at Erina Fair Library on Monday afternoons on the Central Coast - and it shows!
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Fun Languages - Australia - Sandwiches And Songs

Fun Languages - Australia - Sandwiches And Songs | early language learning | Scoop.it
Creating Global Citizens with LCF Fun Languages. French, Spanish, Mandarin, Italian and German Languages Lessons for children across Australia
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Can magic help children learn a language? - Nottingham Post

Can magic help children learn a language? - Nottingham Post | early language learning | Scoop.it
LEARNING a new language can be a hard slog but teachers in Nottingham are learning how to make it, quite literally, magical. Educators met at Nottingham Conference Centre yesterday for a talk on...
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The Benefits of Raising Bilingual Babies | The Parents Perspective

The Benefits of Raising Bilingual Babies | The Parents Perspective | early language learning | Scoop.it
Expert advice about pregnancy, your life, and family time from the editors of Parents magazine.
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One, two, buckle my shoe: Importance of language to learning math

One, two, buckle my shoe: Importance of language to learning math | early language learning | Scoop.it
The language a child speaks affects the rate at which they learn number words, and hearing number words in natural conversation – not just in counting routines – is a critical part of learning the meaning of numbers.
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Having two languages a boost to brainpower - The Australian

Having two languages a boost to brainpower - The Australian | early language learning | Scoop.it
Having two languages a boost to brainpower
The Australian
And this cognitive edge is not limited to language learning, although unsurprisingly it often shows up there.
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Infants spoken to in 2 languages show better learning and memory: Study - The Online Citizen

Infants spoken to in 2 languages show better learning and memory: Study - The Online Citizen | early language learning | Scoop.it
The Straits Times Infants spoken to in 2 languages show better learning and memory: Study The Online Citizen A six-month old infant in a bilingual home is not just learning another language; it is learning two languages while learning to discern...
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Team USA Baffled by New Zealand Basketball Players' Pre-Game Dance: Watch the Video

Haka haka what? Team USA won against New Zealand in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, on Tuesday, Sept. 2, but their victory is not what's making the viral news rounds. PHOTOS: Funny...
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Science, brains, & learning languages - Getting Smart by Winifred Kehl - brain science, brains, langchat, learning, science, science of learning

Science, brains, & learning languages - Getting Smart by Winifred Kehl - brain science, brains, langchat, learning, science, science of learning | early language learning | Scoop.it
We've known for several decades that there is a critical period for learning language: children are more likely to reach native (or native-like) fluency in language(s) that they learn before age 5. (The exact age and importance of this window is not written in stone.) The good news is that the benefits of learning a language do not disappear after age 5. A recent deluge of studies point to interesting and encouraging links between learning languages and the brain.

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Learning language, easier or harder in a bilingual environment?.

Learning language, easier or harder in a bilingual environment?. | early language learning | Scoop.it
For children growing up in a bilingual or multilingual environment, it was long thought that the “confusion” caused by such exposure would delay learning either language well. Krista Byers-Heinlein (PhD) is an assistant ...
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Great kids games to use with adult language learners | Teach them ...

Great kids games to use with adult language learners | Teach them ... | early language learning | Scoop.it
Some games you played as a child can be surprisingly enjoyable and motivating for adult learners, too. Here are some games you can adapt into language learning.
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Fact or fiction? My au pair can teach my children a foreign language

Fact or fiction? My au pair can teach my children a foreign language | early language learning | Scoop.it
Specifically, they may question whether it is realistic to expect their children to learn the foreign language spoken by their new childcare provider. The answer to that question is: it depends. In speaking to many host families ...
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Children's Books – excellent resources for language learners ...

Children's Books – excellent resources for language learners ... | early language learning | Scoop.it
We have frequently pointed to children's books as fantastic resources for language learners. Here, Renata Cossio illustrates why this practice worked nicely for her and how it can do the same for you.
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Big Fat Smile | Facebook

Big Fat Smile | Facebook | early language learning | Scoop.it
The Children at Dapto Community Preschool and Barrack Heights Community Preschool have started learning Italian through Fun Languages.
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Fun Languages - Australia - Language Portraits For Kids

Fun Languages - Australia - Language Portraits For Kids | early language learning | Scoop.it
"Tell me what language your heart speaks"
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Is Early Learning the Key to Lifelong Language Success for Children?

Is Early Learning the Key to Lifelong Language Success for Children? | early language learning | Scoop.it
Is early learning the key to life long language success for children?... http://t.co/4BCyTY7iX0
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'Children should start learning languages at age three' - Telegraph.co.uk

'Children should start learning languages at age three' - Telegraph.co.uk | early language learning | Scoop.it
Our European neighbours shame us by their ability to converse in English. The Government would like that to be a thing of the past. So would Catherine Ford
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Language Learning Starts From The Cradle - Asian Scientist Magazine

Language Learning Starts From The Cradle - Asian Scientist Magazine | early language learning | Scoop.it
Asian Scientist Magazine
Language Learning Starts From The Cradle
Asian Scientist Magazine
The NUS investigators found that by 18 months, the children already know how to register tone information when learning new Mandarin words.
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Gesticulating could help your child learn to speak far more quickly

Gesticulating could help your child learn to speak far more quickly | early language learning | Scoop.it
Spontaneously moving hands to illustrate a point, whether spoken or using sign language, speeds up learning, say University of Chicago researchers.
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Children Learning English Affectively: The benefits behind learning a foreign language

Children Learning English Affectively: The benefits behind learning a foreign language | early language learning | Scoop.it
RT @ETprofessional: RT @jaluribe: Benefits of YLs learning a foreign language: http://t.co/CgF6yISfeo #bilingual #elt #efl #esl #ylsig
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Language Skills Can Shape Children's Impulse Control, Research Says - Education Week News (blog)

Language Skills Can Shape Children's Impulse Control, Research Says - Education Week News (blog) | early language learning | Scoop.it
Language Skills Can Shape Children's Impulse Control, Research Says
Education Week News (blog)
As he gets older, my toddler's spoken dialogue with himself will turn into an internal monologue that can help him control his behavior and impulses.
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8-year-old polyglot speaks 8 languages, plays 8 musical instruments and sings

Mabou Loiseau speaks French, Arabic, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, Creole, English, Sign Language and is learning Japanese. She also plays piano, violin, drums...
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Kick-starting a love of language learning - Nelson Mail

Kick-starting a love of language learning - Nelson Mail | early language learning | Scoop.it
Nelson Mail Kick-starting a love of language learning Nelson Mail Because the "magic" pen features a native French speaker, they say their books - called LingoMagic - would be an ideal resource for children whose parents are not bilingual but...
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Review: Easy and Fun Language Learning with Little Pim. Giveaway ...

Review: Easy and Fun Language Learning with Little Pim. Giveaway ... | early language learning | Scoop.it
Review: Easy and Fun Language Learning with Little Pim. Giveaway! March 29, 2013. by Paula - Growing Up Bilingual. March 29, 2013. We are always on the lookout for products that will help our kids with reinforce our minority language, ...
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“To have a second language is to possess a second soul ...

“To have a second language is to possess a second soul ... | early language learning | Scoop.it
have a keener awareness and sharper perception of language. Foreign language learning “enhances children's understanding of how language itself works and their ability to manipulate language in the service of thinking ...
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