Professor highlights research on learning a second language

06/11/2013 | Asia News Network

Professor and language expert Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen from the National Institute of Education of Singapore recently shared best practices for early language learning. Speaking during an international symposium on languages, she noted it's easiest for children to learn a second language before age 3, and added that parents should not limit communication at home to the new language, which can impede learning. "But what they don't realise is when they are not strong in that language, they tend to use limited vocabulary, and this ... limits the child's learning of that language," she said.

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