It’s no secret that we’re big fans of bilingualism here at TimTimTom! We’re so enthusiastic about the topic that we’re offering our new series, The Bilingual Advantage, to showcase just how awesome it is to speak more than one language. Did you know that bilingual children typically outperform monolingual kids in all academic subject […]
Raising Bilingual Children has many benefits and gives these children a head start. 10 reasons why bilingual children have a head start.
Call out for TimTimTom’s New Blog Series: Bilingual Advantage Today we are super excited to introduce our new series: Bilingual Advantage. Kids that grow up bilingual often have a head start in many areas of life. Just ask any monolingual adult who has struggled to navigate a foreign country! Life with […]
Bilingual parents are often concerned that their kids will have a speech delay. This is not true. Bilingualism does not cause a speech delay in kids. Bilingual children know the same amount of words only divided into two languages. What can I do to help my bilingual child develop his or her vocabuary in both languages.
“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart” – Nelson Mandela A second Language can help in raising empathetic kids Language Learning is So Much More Than Verbs + Vocabulary Over a […]
Why are Real Books better for Children? Reading is reading no matter what, right? Physical books, audiobooks, digital books on tablets, or e-readers? The most important thing is that kids read as often as possible, no matter how right? Yes and no. I’d say that, yes, any reading is better than no reading […]
Remember to use the child’s not so strong language throughout the day Use your target language in your daily activities – cooking, helping around the house (laundry, making the bed, DIY project). New Vocabulary in the target language Think about the vocabulary you would like your child to learn, try to use new words […]
Does being bilingual make you smarter? Boy, that’s a loaded question! Conventional wisdom and popular belief have gone back and forth on this through the years, and even science offers us a less-than-direct answer at times. Let’s take a look at some of the facts as we know them. 1. Bilingualism gives the brain a […]
Are your kids back to school and you feel like the minority language is taking a hit? Your children are back to school and all the progress they have made during the summer with their minority language(s) seems to be vanishing in front of your eyes. Bad news: You are right, once the kids are […]