Tips in Learning a Second Language

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Taking the leap to learn another language can be a difficult one. It involves selecting the proper program regardless of age group. Adults that want to continue learning a second language need a different curriculum than preschoolers or young children. Adolescents and young adults need different parameters and reading materials.

As a matter of fact, it also involves a notion of what you want out of learning a second language. Making a reflection plan can help you understand your language learning goals. Where do you start?

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Spanish lesson for kids: Learning about colors

Colors, magnificent as they are, can describe the very essence of where we live. They illustrate every single detail about where and how we see the world around us. From a shirt to a milk cup, colors can tell us whether the shirt is red or the milk cup is yellow. But how can our eyes detect and identify the different colors we see?

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Immersion program ideas for grades K-1: 10 ways to incorporate Spanish topics

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Bilingual children learn best when language topics are shown in a fun and entertaining way. It is even more fun when reading and grammar concepts are easily tied to puppet shows and stories.

But how can parents and educators add simple immersion program ideas to learning Spanish?

Immersion Program Ideas for Bilingual Classes Background

Immersion programs are categorized in 3 simple ways: one-way, two-way, and full immersion classes.

But for children between the ages 3 – 7, a two-way immersion program is the ideal way for them to acquire a second language. Learning while they play is the best way they learn.

In a two-way immersion course, English-speaking students are immersed in a class with Spanish-speaking students. And what a great combination this is. When Spanish students show their intellect in the language to non-native speakers, it offers the best of two worlds.

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