If you’re like most, your primary goal when learning a language is to develop fluency. And fluency can come in a variety of different ways and degrees.
According to the U.S. Department of State , there are five levels of proficiency in a language and since we are talking about fluency…let’s concentrate on the speaking side of things.
Let’s say you’re already sold on the idea of raising your child bilingual. That’s a great first step, but here comes the second and, perhaps, most important step in this endeavor: Hiring a language tutor for your child. - See more at:
Tutoring and lessons are not the only ways to improve and speed up your child’s process of learning a second language. I found out that, even during the most mundane of activities all parents have to go through, there are ways to incorporate learning opportunities.
I once overheard a parent say, “I’m teaching my son Chinese because he will have an advantage”. Yes, that sounds nice, but do you really know about the full scope of bilingual benefits that your child could have in store?
I did some digging and found some interesting and eye-opening facts, backed by research.