Wednesday, February 2, 2011

on acquiring a 3rd language

fluency and skills in one language assist in the language acquisition of a second language, and possessing skills in two languages can boost the learning process of a third language.

"Gaining command of a number of languages improves proficiency in native languages," Prof. Abu-Rabia explained. "This is because languages reinforce one another, and provide tools to strengthen phonologic, morphologic and syntactic skills.

D: I just recertified as a literacy tutor.
I hope my work schedule allows me to have a student this year.
We'll see.

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