How to Learn Languages: Children’s Brain Development
My brother-in-law sent me this article about helping your child’s brain develop from NPR. These are some interesting factoids from the article:
- Babies can differentiate syllables and new sounds from very early on, but there are ways for parents to help their children develop their language skills faster and more efficiently.
- Language is acquired quite well before the age of 6, but trying to force your children to read before the age of 4 is an effort that doesn’t work very well because the brain is not very well-equipped to tell the letter ‘b’ from the letter ‘d’ and so on… Read more…