Amy Adams in Arrival.
Learning languages rewires the brain and changes how we perceive time.
It’s not enough for textbooks just to be present in a classroom. They must support learning.
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Textbooks in sufficient quantities are effective in improving the quality of education but in Africa language poses a problem to how pupils interact with the material they are taught.
Research suggests that bilinguals have less insight into the way they perform tasks than people who only speak one language.
Raising a child bilingually does not cause language learning difficulties.
Parents shouldn't be concerned if their bilingual child is slower to develop their vocabularly, because in most cases this is just a temporary lag.
Bilingualism unlocks the way words work.
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People growing up with two or more languages have social and cognitive advantages.
Harder when you first begin juggling two languages.
Bilingual children's progress in learning vocabularly depends on their parents.
Those who know more than one language have a competitive edge.
The LEAF Project
For language learners, the two-way immersion program has shown high success rates. What makes the program so effective?