RAISING CHILDREN TO BE BILINGUAL IN EARLY AGES: Some Considerations to be Aware of
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As the awareness of second/foreign language need is getting bigger from time to time, parents start thinking of giving their children early lesson of second/foreign language. For that, some considerations are needed to be taken into some account by parents. The first is the starting point of when the teaching should begin. It mostly deals with the view of critical period hypothesis which some experts consider as the perfect time to introduce second/foreign language to children. The second is the factor affecting the second/foreign language teaching. Since teaching for children is completely different from teaching for adults, parents need to know what factors that could inhibit and motivate the learning. And the last is the language to teach, parents need to consult with the situation they face in order to know which language is mostly appropriate to choose for their children to learn.