Reasons to Learn

Why learning languages at an early age?

Why, How, and When Should My Child Learn a Second Language? by Kathleen Marcos, the Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington, D.C.

Brain Research: Implications for Second Language Learning by Fred Genesee, McGill University, December 2000

Two or More Languages in Early Childhood by Annick De Houwer, University of Antwerp and Science Foundation of Flanders, Belgium

The impact of bilingualism on overall language development Article from Brainy-child.com-B

Fostering Second Language Development in Young Children This Digest is based on a report published by the National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, Fostering Second Language Development in Young Children: Principles and Practices (1995), by Barry McLaughlin.

Bilingual kids not slowed by second tongue by The News in Science.

Bilingualism: Common Concerns and Misconceptions

Ten Common Fallacies About Bilingual Education By James Crawford, Washington, DC

Raising Bilingual Children by Marsha Rosenberg. Reprinted from: The Ambassador, The American School in Japan Alumni & Community Magazine Spring 1996

Children and Bilingualism By American Speech-Language-Hearing Association