15.08.2015

5 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Toddler to be Bilingual

Childhood Development

There are so many benefits from being bilingual. Unfortunately, learning a language is very hard. However, this doesn’t affect a toddler. Toddlers are at that stage where they need to learn a language. You can take advantage of this by teaching two languages instead of one. Here are 5 reasons why you should teach your toddler to become bilingual.

More Job Opportunities

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When your toddler grows up they will be able to speak, write, and speak two different distinct languages. This can increase their chances of getting jobs. It’s already getting harder and hard to find job. But if you teach your toddler two languages you are helping them 20 something years from now.

Make Them Smarter

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A study has shown that people who are bilingual are able to think quicker and react faster to problem solving. This is a very essential skill that is needed in the real world. When you teach your toddler a second language you essentially make them smarter.

Introduce Alter-Egos

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Another study has shown that when you speak another language your personality also changes. By teaching your toddler a second language you will allow them to explore their personalities they wouldn’t have been able to explore if they weren’t bilingual.

Improve Memory

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When your toddler is in the stage of learning two languages he/she will often mix words from other languages. Each time you correct them they remember to keep the words in a specific language. A bilingual toddler will be able to memorize a lot more compared to a monolingual toddler.

Learn Quicker

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When your toddler is able to speak more than one language you can communicate with them in multiple ways. Your toddler will also be able to communicate with a lot more people. As a result they learn a lot quicker compared to normal toddlers who aren’t bilingual.

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