Raising a bilingual child, when you are monolingual is no small feat, and will involve lots of communication and collaboration. Here's why communication may be key to your child's success with the target language.
According to Janet Werker — a psychologist at the University of British Columbia who co-authored a study on how babies separate languages — infants can grasp the differences between languages when they are as young as seven months old.
The number of children with learning disabilities is a number that will continue to grow along with the population. And still, as this number increases, so does the number of techniques that enable and help these children learn and reap the fruits of studying a foreign language.
According to the New York Times, learning a new language can also aid in the development of your child’s social abilities. This recent article looked into a study about bilingualism and its influence on children’s perspectives.