Helping schools with second-language kids

By |February 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Helping schools with second-language kids

I’ve been called on recently by a preschool in Johannesburg to assist with the growing number of Chinese nationals now filling this upmarket Sandton School; resulting in discipline issues and constant disruptions from these children who do not yet understand English commands and instructions. It immediately got me thinking about the scores of children entering preschools or even primary schools every year, with little to no English proficiency. This is a common problem in our country and not one dealt with effectively because of the many myths and misconceptions about second/multiple language learning.

The rules of learning a language apply whether […]