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Spanish-speaking preschoolers experience significant improvements in their English skills when they have a good grasp of Spanish letters and numbers, research indicates. In another study, the researcher found that behavior traits play a role in English learning. These findings suggest that early education programs that connect children's word and math skills in Spanish to those in English can increase school readiness for Spanish-speaking children.
Armed with a new list of words and using the power of social media, a new study has found that by the age of 20, a native English-speaking American knows 42,000 dictionary words.
How many words do we know? It turns out that even language experts and researchers have a tough time estimating this.
Well before starting to speak, children from a very young age pay higher attention to the information received from native speakers of their language compared to the information received from “foreigners”
Cuéllar, núcleo de población más importante de la provincia de Segovia, es definida como la Villa del Mudéjar debido a la gran cantidad de ejemplos arquitectónicos de esta índole en su casco urbano. De hecho, es la localidad con mayor presencia de dicho estilo de Castilla y León.
Foreign language teachers play a pivotal role in creating global citizens, but some teachers lack confidence in their ability to speak in their nonnative tongue, which could undermine the quality of language instruction, MSU researchers argue.
“Good language learning only takes place if there’s good language teaching.” “For that to happen, language teachers need to be proficient, confident and motivated.”
Tras el éxito de años anteriores y durante el puente de noviembre, la localidad vallisoletana de Tordesillas celebrará el IV Concurso de Tapas ‘Todos Los Santos’, unas jornadas destinadas a potenciar el turismo gastronómico que tendrán lugar del 30 de octubre al 2 de noviembre.
Great article by a great expert!!!