There’s this long held belief that’s been around for many, many years about languages, learning & being multilingual. Understanding the truth has the potential to revolutionize how you approach language teaching and how your students experience success.
The myth is this: Humans learn languages.
It seems so basic, right? Such a simple concept but language is not a skill that can be learned....... wait, what?!
What about speech disorders?
Speech delay? Late talker? Not sure? Many of us aren’t. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 5% of kids ages 3-17 in the United States have struggled with a speech disorder in the past 12 months. That’s 1 out of every 20 kids! It’s no wonder that I get asked about speech disorders and language acquisition as often as I do! Lately though, it’s come up a lot more often so let’s talk about it! I want to set straight some common misconceptions…
Hey! I'm Bridgette!