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Learning English as a Second Language

Many people subscribe to the idea that speaking to their children in a language other than English, even though it is not their family’s first language, will confuse children and delay their learning. Research actually shows the opposite—that depriving a child of learning in his or her native language jeopardizes the child’s linguistic and academic development in both languages (Espinosa, 2013). To learn more: colorincolorado

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