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Piú italiano in casa! – Terza parte

Più italiano in casa! Terza parte Idee per combattere la noia ed imparare insieme durante l’isolamento Divertirsi con l’italiano: idee per bambini dai 6 ai 10 anni Il periodo di etá fra i 6 e i 10 anni è favoloso. I bambini di quest’età imparano ad una velocità impressionante, creano i primi rapporti importanti di …

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Music and bilingualism in babies and toddlers

Music and bilingualism in babies and toddlers Since the earliest days of life bilingual children can distinguish familiar voices and familiar sounds in the languages they hear. Very young babies tune into the rhythm of language as they acquire the languages of their family and their community.  Babies love listening to songs, rhymes and music, …

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Piú italiano in casa! – Seconda parte

Più italiano in casa! Seconda parte Idee per combattere la noia ed imparare insieme durante l’isolamento Divertirsi con l’italiano: musica e filastrocche nei primi anni Sin dai primi giorni di vita il bambino bilingue è  in grado di distinguere suoni in diverse lingue e riconoscere le voci dei familiari che lo hanno accompagnato nei mesi …

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It’s time to work on your mother tongue!

It’s time to work on your mother tongue! Boost your child’s language skills during this forced isolation Due to COVID-19, schools are closed, children are home! Why not spend this time working on boosting your child’s language skills! Mother Tongues founder Dr Francesca La Morgia has prepared a series of daily blog posts with tips, …

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Piú italiano in casa!

Più italiano in casa! Risorse e idee dedicate a bambini che vivono fuori dall’Italia Questo blogpost é dedicato a tutti i genitori che in giro per il mondo cercano di aiutare i figli ad imparare l’italiano. In questo momento in cui in molti paesi le scuole sono chiuse i bambini hanno piú tempo per dedicarsi …

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A new parent and toddler group in Dublin City!

We are proud to present our newest project, starting at the beginning of the new year and the new decade: Mother Tongues Families! After talking to many parents we have decided that we needed a hub for families to meet others, share experiences and spend time with their baby or toddler through interesting and educational …

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Filí Óga Uaillmhianacha Uile Atá Uainn!

Comórtas Filíochta Mother Tongues Filí Óga Uaillmhianacha Uile Atá Uainn! An maith leat prós a chumadh, rím a dhéanamh, nó comhrá a chruthú i rannta? Más maith, scríobh isteach chugainn óir seo í an deis is fearr duitse! Tá sceitimíní ar Mother Tongues Comórtas Filíochta 2020 a fhógairt i gcomhar le Déanann Teangacha Nasc agus …

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What should I do if my bilingual toddler doesn’t talk much?

Facts vs Myths The most common question parents ask us concerns late talkers and bilingualism. I am going to say something that will surprise some of you. Bilingual children are not more likely than monolingual children to have difficulties with language, and bilingualism does not cause a language disorder or delay. Just like some monolingual children have a …

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