Written for parents interested in having their children reap the benefits of learning more than one language, The Bilingual Edge provides insights and information to guide important decisions on language education.
Outlining the benefits of bilingualism and dispelling many of the myths around language learning, The Bilingual Edge offers practical advice and tips to help parents select the language that will most benefit their child, find the most effective language education materials and programs, and identify ways that families can promote language learning at home.
The book also includes sections on the advantages of becoming bilingual, when children should start learning another language, the characteristics of good second language learning programs and teachers and how to find them, and how to deal with opposition and overcome objections.
The Bilingual Edge is a valuable resource for busy parents interested in sorting through all the information about language learning and helping their child gain the advantages of being bilingual. 2007.