[lg policy] Bilingual Environment Aids Babies' Language Capacity

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 31 21:52:10 UTC 2011

Forwarded From:  edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu

Fox News

Bilingual Environment Aids Babies' Language Capacity

Young children raised in bilingual homes have a greater ability to
prolong their capacity to learn languages compared to other children,
according to a study released Monday.

Earlier studies have shown that children have a special capacity for
learning a second language, but this ability begins to disappear about
when they have their first birthday.

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