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Children seem to thrive on learning multiple languages


April 15, 2008
English Language LearnersQuality and Curriculum
Debbie Cafazzo
The News Tribune, Tacoma, WA

For many years, parents and teachers assumed that teaching a foreign tongue to young children might be too difficult. But language teachers who work with younger children say you need only hear the children of immigrants to understand how learning more than one language is not only possible, but beneficial.