Archive for January, 2017
The United States is unique in a lot of ways. For most of the world, teaching children to speak a second language is second nature. It has been reported that at least two thirds of the children on the planet are bilingual, according to the Summer Institute of Linguistics. The United States lags behind. While preschool Spanish lessons are readily available, only 17% of the American population speaks a second language beyond English.
Experts have known for years that young children pick up on languages a lot easier and faster than older children, adolescents and adults. Not only has it been proven that younger children, if you can start your child learning Spanish before the age of five it works best, can learn a second language more quickly but it also has been proven that when a child learns a