Posts Tagged ‘foreign language learning’

Ask Reading Kingdom: Is it good to teach a baby several languages?

Christine (Parent) asks: Is it good to teach a baby several languages in the language acquisition stage? Dr. Marion Blank (Founder of Reading Kingdom) answers: The question is an excellent one and the answer is a clear “yes”—albeit with one qualification. The “baby” or young child should not be experiencing language difficulties in his or her native language. In other…

The Pluses and Minuses of Foreign Language Immersion for your Child

“My six-year-old daughter, Hannah, recently completed kindergarten in a Mandarin immersion pre-school in the San Francisco Unified School District.  In the last year, Hannah went from speaking only English at home to being taught in Mandarin Chinese for five out of the six hours she is in school – from the first day and every day. All subjects – math,…