English and Multilingualism
Learning a second language in this case English Language at an early age promotes healthy development, and the many cognitive and social benefits that will last a lifetime.
Children who learn another language before the age of five use the same part of the brain to acquire that second language that they use to learn their mother tongue. Younger learners are also uninhibited by the fear of making mistakes, which is sometimes an obstacle for older beginners.
Research shows that learning a second language boosts problem-solving, critical-thinking, and listening skills, in addition to improving memory, concentration, and the ability to multitask. Children proficient in other languages also show signs of enhanced creativity and mental flexibility.
Multilingualism does not overburden a child’s learning, but opens their mind and strengthens their senses.
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