Mistakes Parents Make when Introducing a Foreign Language to Kids

Mistakes Parents Make when Introducing a Foreign Language to Kids

Linda’s native language is Spanish. Once she started her family, she knew she wanted to pass the language on to her daughter, but whenever she tries to have a conversation with her, things don’t go as planned. “It just doesn’t come out”, she says. Her husband, James,...
Spanish Homeschooling: Tips for Non-Native Parents

Spanish Homeschooling: Tips for Non-Native Parents

Are you a homeschooling parent wanting to teach your child Spanish, but don’t speak the language yourself? If so, you’ll need to learn a tiny bit about language acquisition, and also some key components of what to look for in a Spanish kids program. Here at TruFluency...
How Children Learn a Second Language: Language Acquisition

How Children Learn a Second Language: Language Acquisition

In our increasingly globalized world where over 7,117 known languages are spoken, it’s becoming more important than ever to help your child become bilingual. Our friends at The Cultured Kid know that fluency doesn’t happen instantly; maybe your child isn’t speaking as...
How to Raise a Bilingual Kid in a Monolingual Setting

How to Raise a Bilingual Kid in a Monolingual Setting

An estimated 23% of the United States population is bilingual with a majority of the group speaking both Spanish and English. That’s more than 60 million people, an amount that is larger than the number of people living in Colombia! Especially if you’re raising a...
How to Use Netflix to Learn a New Language

How to Use Netflix to Learn a New Language

How wonderful would it be to pack up, travel abroad, and immerse your child in the Spanish language 24/7? Providing your child with a fully immersive experience abroad is ideal, but for many families, it’s not realistic. The great news is that there are ways to...