Work with New Words
While practicing the words your child already knows, start adding new ones into the mix. Find ways to incorporate this new word into different sentences all day and see if your child picks up on the meaning and usage. You will begin to see new sentences being structured and a child who is proud of what they know.
Foster a Love of Languages
Studies have shown that the younger the child, the easier it is for them to learn more than one language at a time. If you know another language, speak to your child in more than one language regularly. If you don’t speak a second language, you can look online for new words and learn right along with your child. The value of speaking and understanding more than one language is not only a great way for your child to be well-rounded, but it can be beneficial in the workplace as an adult.
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