The Bilingual Opportunity

The opportunity to become bilingual is one of the greatest gifts you can give your child to succeed in today's world.

Being bilingual is more than just being able to converse with a wider range of people.

Bilingualism has been linked to enhancing a variety of cognitive skills making kids smarter by improving early reading skills, solving problems, and overall school performance.

Research shows that the bilingual brain is sharper and more focused. It also indicates that the earlier children are exposed to a second language, the more likely they will speak it with fluency and good pronunciation.

Why Spanish?

Spanish is the second most spoken language in the United States and the third worldwide.

Spanish is expected to be the first language of 50% of the population of the United States within 50 years.

The Bilingual Advantage

The New York Times Science Section, May 31, 2011

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/31/science/31conversation.html

 

Why Bilinguals are Smarter

The New York Times Sunday Review, March 17, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/18/opinion/sunday/the-benefits-of-bilingualism.html

 

Surprising Advantages of Bilingual Education

The Parent Show Blog, April 14, 2011

http://www.pbs.org/parents/theparentshow/blog/?s=Surprising+Advantages+of+Bilingual+Education

 

The Bilingual Brain is Sharper and More Focused, Study Says

The Wall Street Journal, April 30, 2012

http://blogs.wsj.com/health/search/The%20Bilingual%20Brain%20is%20Sharper/?s=The+Bilingual+Brain+is+Sharper