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The bilingual edge : why, when, and how to teach your child a second language

Author: Kendall A King; Alison Mackey
Publisher: New York : Collins, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a practical guide to teaching children a second language, with tips on choosing the right language and effective teaching methods.
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Genre/Form: Ratgeber
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kendall A King; Alison Mackey
ISBN: 9780061246562 0061246565
OCLC Number: 82287558
Description: x, 289 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: How can your child benefit from the bilingual edge? --
Myths and misconceptions about learning a second language: what's the real deal? --
Which language is right for your child? --
When should your child start learning another language? --
How do individual differences like birth order, gender, personality, aptitude, and learning style affect your child's language learning? --
How can you best promote language learning at home? --
Language learning through edutainment: can children be educated and entertained at the same time? --
What are the characteristics of good second language learning programs and teachers and how can you find them? --
What if my child mixes and switches languages? --
What do I need to know about language delay, so-called expert advice, special needs, and my child's apparent lack of progress? --
What do I need to know about trilingualism and dialects? --
What can I do if my family disagrees, my child resists the second language, my family circumstances change, or if there are other problems along the way?
Responsibility: Kendall King, Alison Mackey.

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Presents a practical guide to teaching children a second language, with tips on choosing the right language and effective teaching methods.
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