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Learning another language improves children’s skills in many areas of their life

September 25, 2009
English Language LearnersOutcomes
Kimberly Isburg
Des Moines Register

Early childhood is the optimal time for learning a second language, according to The National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL). Children who speak other languages have a keener awareness and perception of language in general, enhanced communication skills, a better understanding of their native language, a larger vocabulary and better listening and problem-solving skills.