Learning to read in multiple languages – The Reading Rope explained

There are many different approaches, theories and practices about how to start fostering reading skills, and they all differ across languages and cultures.
The Reading Rope by Hollis Scaraborough, a leading researcher of early language development and its connection to later literacy, is very helpful to illustrate what learning to read and becoming a skilled reader entails. But how does learning to read in one language differ from learning to read in several languages (almost) simultaneous differ?

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How many languages are too many?

  Have you ever wondered how many languages a child can learn at once or if there is a ‘window’ of opportunity? Can it ever be “too late” to learn another language? Can we learn multiple languages at any time? And what are the cognitive benefits of learning more than one language?   https://youtu.be/hW_qpta6zb4   […]

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