Kidslingo classes – a franchisee point of view by Ruth HindsAs I sit on my yoga mat accompanied by Osito Pedro, ready for the start of my Monday morning Kidslingo Spanish class, I start hearing chattering voices coming down the corridor and I smile. I’ve been running Kidslingo classes for three months, and over the past couple of weeks I have come to realise that the baby and preschool classes are about so much more than the benefits they bring to the children. The benefits of learning a language at a young age are well known. One of the reasons I decided to run Kidslingo classes, was to make language learning available to children could benefit from this experience from a very young age. Research shows that the benefits of learning a language from a young age (the younger the better!) include:
- Increased cognitive development (such as reasoning, problem-solving, critical-thinking, and listening skills).
- Increased likelihood of reaching native-like pronunciation. Young brains are primed to learn languages and are more likely to identify the nuance differences in a new language’s sounds and intuitively understand its rules.
- Gives children a more positive attitude to other cultures and a deeper understanding of how big and varied the world is.
- Gives children a head-start on the languages they will be learning at school.
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