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Growing Up Bilingual – Level 3- Schools

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Let’s continue practicing English for growing up bilingual.

1. Watch the video

2. Read the text

Mastering two languages
Experts say the younger children are when they begin to learn, the better.

In the first year of life, that part of their brain that’s used in speech development is still being formed.

They learn the nuances of sounds, so that’s really the best time to start. Their mind is so absorbent; It’s like a sponge.

A second language helps children to:

  • be more creative
  • have better problem-solving skills
  • higher test scores
  • communicate more easily
  • appreciate other cultures

3. Take the quiz

Match the picture with its word