Communicating with children while wearing masks

– with Ariadne Lee, Christina Blanco, Jessica Lonis, Dr. Liz Fuller Rodano, Roya Caviglia and Shaymaa M.   Babies, toddlers and preschoolers are highly relying on facial expression and lip movement when acquiring and learning language. Considering the current situation, David J. Lewkowicz points out in an article on Scientific American that “masks can be detrimental […]

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5 Stages of Additional Language Acquisition

When children learn another language after having acquired their first language or languages, they go through different stages that can vary from child to child and depend of how similar the additional language is to those the children already know.  This infographic shows 5 stages that 3 to 8 year olds can go through when […]

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