In it, I reflect on my own language experiences, my sons' experiences of learning Spanish through their preschool and how their stage of brain development and, for one of my twins, how a hearing impairment, impacted on being able to speak and understand another language.
I still recall vividly my A Level French exam - I was totally unable to answer any questions due to a complete disconnect between the way I'd been taught and the way the exam was phrased. To cope with my despair, I wrote notes to the examiner instead including - in immaculate French - "I have the honour of presenting you with this mostly dead chipmunk." There was an accompanying illustration too...#oddkid
To read the blog, click here: http://www.bambolango.com/en/early-years-development-language-julia-collar/