Advantages of Bilingual Kids – Benefits of Learning a Second Language

Teaching your kid a second language is beneficial in many ways.

A study published by the University of Washington indicates that exposure to a foreign language ignites infants’ learning.

According to an article on Neurology Journal there is evidence that lifelong bilingualism is contributing to delaying of Alzheimer disease.

Another study from Frontiers in Psychology reveals that bilingual children outperformed monolinguals on selective attention.

On the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages page you can read about more benefits: like better social skills, memory skills, problem-solving skills…

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Those are good reasons to encourage your child’s language development in both English and French (or another language).

Here is a nice bilingual (French-English) bedtime story for kids about a boy who learns of the existence of the Tooth Fairy. A magical character who ignites the children’s imagination:

Perfect for teaching conversational French for kids aged 3-8 years.

Learning a new language has never been so much fun!

And here are more bilingual books for kids.

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