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What age is best to teach a child another language?
Last Updated: 29th February, 2020
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Also question is, what is the best age for a child to learn a second language?
According to this study, the best age to start learning a second language was at around 11-13 years, when the brain was further developed.
Also Know, how do I teach my child another language? Here are five techniquesthat you can use to incorporate a foreign language into your child's routine.
- Teach through repetition.
- Use big gestures and physical demonstrations.
- Create a positive learning environment.
- Teach through engaging activities.
- Do your own play-by-play.
Also know, should I teach my child a second language?
Yes, you should teach your child a second language if you can. Research overwhelmingly supports teaching second languages early, because as we know it's harder to learn a second language as we get older. Of course you can always learn a second language later, but it takes more time and becomes more challenging.
Why is it easier for a child to learn a second language?
For a child, learning language is part of their brain chemistry. Learning languages as a child is also easier because there's much less complex information to digest. When you learn at a young age, you usually only learn to associate words with their meanings.