In this short video, migrant worker Halime Duzen and parents from diverse cultural backgrounds talk about bilingualism and speaking two languages.
They say learning English is important, but it’s also good to keep speaking your family’s first language at home. It helps children stay connected to their communities and talk to their relatives.
Source: Raising Children
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It’s great resource. It confirms the practice that we do in the playgroup. We encourage parents / caregivers to sing rhymes in their own mother tongue. Children love it when they see their parents sing in their own language.