Language Development Myth #5

By: Smart Coos Statistics show that language learning starts to get complicated after the fourth language, but that does not necessarily mean it’s impossible or even harmful to learn more languages - it just gets a little harder. How you structure language learning for you or your child is usually…

Language Development Myth #4

By: Smart Coos Close to 75% of the world’s population speaks more than one language. It just so happens that, because English is the lingua franca of the world, English-speaking countries tend to have higher levels of monolingualism because most of the world already speaks their language. It is only…

Language Development Myth #3

By: Smart Coos It’s true that children learn to speak a language more easily than adults, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t need help doing so. Like anything else, practice makes perfect. Children don’t even pick up their native language without being exposed to it for long periods of…

English Homonyms

By: Smart Coos English Homonyms Learning a language is an intimidating task in and of itself, but even experienced speakers of a language often fall victim to commonly misused words in the twisted web of mispronunciations, misspellings, and homonyms, that language can be. To make it easier for new language…

French Homophones

by: Smart Coos French Homophones Learning languages is fun and exciting, but sometimes it can be a little tricky. We all remember struggling with words that were just so gosh darn similar they tripped us up all the time. “You’re” and “your” always confused me as a kid and my…
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