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Monday, March 21st, 2011

Bilingual Fact? Girls Have an Easier Time Than Boys


According to Professor Chua Chee Lay, who gave a talk on bilingualism at a preschool in Singapore, the part of the brain which controls language development, develops faster in girls than in boys. This is why boys may struggle more between the ages of 4 to 6, when learning a second language. I would be curious to read more on this subject.

Have you noticed differences in how your daughter vs. son learned a second language?

Here’s a link to the article.

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