My child mother tongue is spanish...

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My child mother tongue is spanish...
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Thu, 02-21-2008 - 7:01pm

Hi, I'm new here. I am Mexican, so my son's mother tongue is Spanish. He is in a billingual school learning English. Any sites suggestions, etc?


Thanks in advnace,


Ale

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Thu, 02-21-2008 - 9:04pm
Welcome to the board, Ale.
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Sat, 02-23-2008 - 5:54pm
I think that the most important thing is for your child to hear English constantly. I know children who only hear English in school and they are behind for a long time. It is important for you to speak some English to your child even it is only half of the time. Also he needs to practice writing in English (if he is at that age) and Maybe getting involved in an after school program as well, and watching television in English. I hope that helps!
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Sun, 02-24-2008 - 7:33am
Well if she's going to do OPOL and do the Spanish speaking, she wouldn't want to do any of the English speaking. However, she doesn't mention her dh/SO, so she might be planning that he would speak English. Also if she takes her child into the community, to activities and such, that would be a way to increase his English exposure beyond school hours. I've found with my ESL students that TV is not the first choice for language work because they can't interact with the speakers on the TV, like if they don't understand, can't ask for slower speech etc.
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Sun, 02-24-2008 - 9:03pm

Thanks for your answer.


Ale

Ale proud Mom to Sebastian

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Sun, 02-24-2008 - 9:06pm

Thanks.


Ale

Ale proud Mom to Sebastian

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Mon, 02-25-2008 - 8:17am
you're welcome
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