Mastering Comprehension Skills
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Comprehension skills are the foundation for higher-order thinking for most people. Mastering these skills from an early age is particularly crucial for bilingual learners. The ability of children to comprehend language was the key focus of LOTE4Kids‘ latest content release: The LOTE4Kids Quizzes The quizzes were designed to assess literal comprehension skills by asking ‘how,’ ‘who,’ ‘what,’ and ‘where’ using …

Timeless, Effective and Fun
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Picture cards are a timeless and effective tool for language learning, especially for children. These visual aids can transform the complex process of learning a new language into a fun and engaging activity. By focusing on a child-centred approach, picture cards make the learning experience more personal and relevant. This article delves into how picture cards covering simple yet personal …

ASL, AUSLAN and BSL
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American Sign Language (ASL), Australian Sign Language (AUSLAN), and British Sign Language (BSL) are all sign languages used by deaf communities in their respective English-speaking countries. They share some similarities, but there are also significant differences. All three sign language systems use hand signs, facial expressions and body language to communicate. They also have their own grammar rules and arrangement of words, which is …

Encouraging Kids to Explore
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Multilingualism can provide numerous benefits for kids and it can help them develop into well-rounded, open-minded, and successful individuals. One of the main benefits of multiculturalism is that it can improve language development and cognitive abilities. Studies have shown that kids who are exposed to multiple languages tend to perform better academically, have higher levels of creativity, and have stronger …

Sign Language

Bringing Sign Language to the Forefront
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Sign language is an incredible tool for communication and inclusion. It opens up a world of opportunities for those who are deaf or hard of hearing, enabling them to actively engage in society, access important services and information, receive an education, and participate in social activities. With sign language, the hearing impaired can lead more fulfilling and connected lives, free …