Learning any language is a process—especially when it’s your child’s second one. You’ve signed your child up for classes, hired a tutor and are set to see the fruits of your entire family’s labor. Or, so you thought.
Dora’s teaching your child Spanish! Or is she? So-called ‘educational TV show’ put the spotlight on learning, while giving children a cute little cartoon character to gently feed it to them. In your quest to have a bilingual child, will watching television help your little learner to build foreign language skills?
Sometimes having bilingual kids isn’t as straightforward as it might seem. You think, “All I have to do is teach my child a second language” and like magic – they’re bilingual! Right?
It doesn’t always work out that way…