How to Develop an Honor Role Toddler

Parents and caregivers may not know, but their behavior in Parent-Toddler classes has a tremendous effect.  Let me tell you a story.  Isabelle was the star of one of The Language Workshop for Children’s 6M-3Y French for Tots classes.  Every week she and her mother breezed in with a cheerful smile and wished everyone a […]

What are the advantages of having my child learn a second language at an early age?

The world economy is thoroughly interdependent. No country can produce all the goods and services it needs to exist autonomously. So children who learn multiple languages today have the best opportunity to become business and political leaders tomorrow. And foreign languages aren’t just foreign anymore. Domestic US employers will continue to value employees who can […]

At what age should I enroll my child?

A child begins volunteering his first words between eight to fifteen months because that is the amount of time a student of any age typically needs to absorb, mimic, and store the number of sounds and meanings needed to speak a language. Meltzoff studied one-month-olds’ mimicking habits. As he stuck his tongue out at babies, […]

Which children excel at the LWFC?

The earlier a youngster begins to study another language, the better. Early exposure emotionally conditions a child to feel comfortable listening to the sounds of an unfamiliar language. Living in New York, I often feel tortured listening to the exotic warbles emanating from the radio station my cab driver has selected. But had I listened […]

How do children learn? How do they learn to talk?

Listening to the basic sounds of a language is step one. First a child understands, and then he speaks. A child is recording and brain mapping a language’s sound while he is mimicking it. Learning a language begins when a baby begins absorbing and retaining its basic elemental sounds in utero. Using Headturn Preference, scientists […]

Children Learn a Second Language Easily

My child doesn’t speak yet, can he be ready to learn a second language? After practicing words (or babbling) since they were about five months old, children begin uttering recognizable words between their eighth and sixteenth month. But just because babies’ bodies are weak does not mean that their minds are weak too. On the […]