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How Preschoolers Learn Foreign Languages
Whistlefritz “On Va Jouer” DVD is a successful way to learn French for preschoolers. It is entirely in French, "Oh mon dieu!”
Understand Foreign Languages
My daughter was just under two when a pretty Italian lady spoke to my daughter in her native language and told me that my daughter understood her. I was surprised by this because my daughter is clearly American, and both her parents, my husband and I, speak only English. This raised a question in my mind. Can infants or toddlers easily understand foreign languages because they are not grooved into their native language yet?
Whistle, Allons Danser!
Whistlefritz, Allons Danser! believes so. The company’s recent DVD, “French for Kids: On Va Jouer, Let’s Play” was fun to watch, but could not tell what they were talking about because it was all in French. My daughter loves French because she is a ballerina, so learning French fluently is her goal, and she is doing great with her French classes. She plans to go to Quebec, Canada in the Spring.
French for Kids
I was wise enough to put on the French subtitles. Being set in my ways it helped. I am curious, though, it appears to be easier for kids. The ones who watched it were engaged. “Hélas!”
The host, who is named Marie, is very engaging and expressive as well as entertaining. She keeps the kids engaged and speaks French very well. There is more to the DVD than talking, conversational. There are five songs that are strategically situated between the conversational pieces.
I found out that a child under three enjoyed the DVD and could easily interact with the French questions. The above question, I believe, is answered. The point is start teaching your children a foreign language at an early age, preschool. They will enjoy it, too!
Do you think preschoolers can learn a foreign language with ease?
© 2014 Kenna McHugh