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Benefits of learning a foreign language

Why is it important to learn a foreign language? Does the idea of learning another language may be daunting and scary? It might be for some. If readers are committed to learning a foreign language, then they might be surprised to learn about its benefits. Although not clearly defined, a foreign language is a tongue besides the native tongue or language learned. Improvement of communication skills Whether you…

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5 Easy Fun Spanish Rhymes and Lyrics for Preschoolers

Entertaining Spanish rhymes and lyrics Spanish rhymes as storytelling is a fun learning experience for children. They learn about new words and new letter sounds. When children have fun with words and rhyming, then they tend to like reading more often and tell others about the story. In this way, Spanish rhymes are a great way to introduce new literature to children. This is also a…

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A new method of reading with ebook reader

New Wave of Reading with Ebook Reader Could there be any other way to read the latest and greatest Spanish stories than the traditional bounded paper book? From grade school to college, textbooks and story books have taken over the bookshelves. But, the new book age of electronic readers or e-book readers is quickly conquering the once hardcover and other periodicals market. If you consider…

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5 best ways to learn Spanish for kids

The education for children is sometimes one of the most important skills parents and caregivers consider. Children’s education can give them the essential knowledge to read, write, and communicate in the world. How about learning a foreign language such as Spanish? Could this be an advantage in their education? In some curriculums, it’s not even part of it. It would be an added bonus or extra…

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3 easy ways to help children read better

Is reading together with your child an exciting time to learn? Is reading a time where you can connect with your child? Do you have a designated place at home to read together? If you answer no to most of these questions, don’t despair. Not all parents and caregivers know how to help their child. To improve the reading skills in children or bilingual children,…

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5 steps to organize a school book report

For many students, whether bilingual or not, book report writing often seems like a dreaded task. The unforeseen homework that has to be done in a limited amount of time is a daunting thought. The deadline alone can be a stressful reminder of the book report yet undone. Although it may seem like a never-ending assignment to write book reports, an organization is key to…

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10 reading tips for bilingual struggling readers

Every reader wants to improve his or her reading skills. Every parent or caregiver wants their children to improve their language skills. And every educator is concerned that not enough is done. However, bilingual readers seem to struggle the most. By not fully knowing one particular language (whether native or not), the struggling reader has challenges assimilating the necessary reading skills to succeed. But children…

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3 methods in learning Spanish: Translation, interpretation and transcription

When looking up for that word that has endless meaning or you just don’t know what it means, what do you do? Do you run to your electronic dictionary tucked away in your pocket or cellular phone? Or, better yet, do you have an electronic device that translates words for you? But let’s consider that using translators has to be the last resort to use…

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Facts about illiteracy: Helping struggling readers

According to the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), more than 19,000 adults (ages 16 years old and over) in the US alone participated in the study. In fact, more than 1,200 inmates were evaluated in the program. Yes, that’s right, millions of people in the U.S. don’t know how to read or write. These are young adults or seniors who don’t have the capability to read.…

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