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Learning a Foreign Language

Vol. 84, Prg. 21–25
September 1–5, 2008

Teaching a foreign language in your homeschool will improve more than just your child’s transcript! Mike Smith shares about the cognitive benefits of learning a language as well as practical tips for getting started. Whether you’re looking for language classes, online resources, or just a little motivation to get started, this week’s programs offer great encouragement and suggestions for your family!

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Why Teach Your Child a Foreign Language?
I Can’t Teach Swahili!: Language in a Classroom
The Books to Do It: Language Curricula
When’s the Best Time to Learn a Foreign Language?
Talking the Talk: Finding Native Speakers
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