11/19/2013

Chinese, Vietnamese, German, Italian and Greek are among the languages young students are learning in some primary schools and preschools in Yarra, Australia, where demand for bilingual and immersion programs is growing. Kay Margetts, a University of Melbourne associate professor in early childhood studies, says toddlers' brains are flexible, which makes learning more than one language easier, but she cautions that children should practice languages consistently and in multiple contexts.

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