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The Best Language Learning Apps and Websites For Every Age

DInoLingo knows the market is saturated with websites and apps that promise to teach another language. Which are effective? We list 10 options for you.

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What Are the Best French Learning Websites for Kids?

French is a great second language for English speaking children. It’s Latin based, so it’s relatively easy for kids to pick up! There are a lot of websites that promise to teach French easily, but which are the best? We’ve created a list of the best French learning websites for kids below. DinoLingo:…

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What Are the Best Methods to Learn a Second Language?

Most high schools and colleges require students to take foreign language classes. But, only 20 percent of United States citizens can converse in two or more languages, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Obviously, these statistics show the classes are not working. So how does someone learn a second language? We listed some…

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Advantages of Learning a Foreign Language for Kids

DinoLingo helps parents understand the advantages their children could have by learning a foreign language.

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Why Should Children Learn a Second Language At an Early Age?

Many high schools and colleges in the United States require students to learn a second language. But typically when they graduate, they can hardly remember anything from their classes. So, how do you guarantee your child will become bilingual? Teach them early. There are proven reasons why young kids are better equipped to…

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What is the Easiest Language For Kids To Learn?

DinoLingo lists why Spanish is the easiest language for English speaking kids to learn.

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The Social Advantages of Exposure to Other Languages

Recent studies show that “multilingual exposure improves not only children’s cognitive skills but also their social abilities” (“The Superior Social Skills of Bilinguals”, The New York Times, March 11, 2016). Whilst I’m wary of sound bites that may mistakenly encourage us to think that people are ‘superior’ simply by virtue of speaking more…

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What Parents Want to Know about Bilingualism

It’s generally recognized that most people across the globe are bilingual or multilingual and use 2 or more languages or dialects in everyday life. And the diversity of bilinguals within multicultural societies continues to grow. Beyond sharing fascinating facts about how this came to be (Bilingualism’s Best Kept Secret), Prof. Grosjean addresses 11…

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Speaking Two Languages Strengthens the Mind

It has been already proven that speaking two languages delays dementia. A research team from Scotland provided further evidence to this fact by conducting another study with 835 subjects where they controlled the early childhood IQ. They measured the cognitive abilities of the participants when they were 11 and after they reach their 70’s. The…

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What to do when bilingual kids mix languages

What to do when bilingual kids mix languages (code-switching, a.k.a. code-mixing) • Don’t worry if your child mixes languages—language mixing is a common (and typically short-lived) phase of bilingual development. • Trust your child is not confused—she may not know (or be able to explain) that she’s using two languages, but there’s plenty…

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