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Raising A Bilingual Child

How can you support your child in language acquisition if you do not speak Mandarin? What resources do you need to create a supportive environment at home to encourage fun and meaningful learning? What strategies do educators adopt that can be translated at home? Here you will find a list of videos, articles, podcasts, and resources to help your child develop a genuine connection with the Chinese culture and cultivate a lifelong love for learning Mandarin.

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Tips to set up a space at home for learning and exploration
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How our educators support students who are not fluent in Mandarin in school
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Benefits of a fully immersive environment
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What to do when your child has no interest in Mandarin
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2 activities to engage them and spark their interest in Mandarin
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4 tips for developing their listening and speaking skills
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3 examples to make writing Mandarin fun
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5 strategies to build a good reading habit
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A guide to raising bilingual children
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Best books to raise a bilingual reader with
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Five things parents can do at home

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How should parents choose a bilingual immersion program?

A bilingual immersion program is essential for parents committed to the multi-year process needed to develop bilingualism, biliteracy and bi-cognition in children. Once your child is on a language immersion path, the environment must be maintained. 

Bilingual Immersion Programme aligned with IBPYP
EtonHouse International School Broadrick offers a well-established Bilingual Immersion Programme that nurtures children to become truly bilingual, culturally competent and internationally-minded. 
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Chinese speech and drama holiday camp
Brought to you by The Eton Academy, be immersed in a Mandarin environment, expand your child’s vocabulary and let that inner star shine! Gain confidence in speaking, acting and working as a team as we learn about teamwork and conflict resolution in our Chinese Speech & Drama Holiday Programme!