BILINGUALISM

At Villa Luna, we teach English according to the immersion principle. The children learn it playfully and without pressure as a part of their everyday life, just as in first-language acquisition. In addition to being able to express themselves in two languages, bilingualism gives children strong linguistic skills.

Native speakers and bilingual staff speak only English with the children in their groups, allowing them to gain bilingual skills. These staff members teach the children their language, as well as a cultural awareness for their home countries, fostering the children’s open-mindedness and tolerance.

Starting 1 September 2013, Villa Luna will also be offering Chinese lessons for children over two. Children can get their first impression of the Chinese language and culture in these courses. Lessons include hearing and speaking everyday phrases, singing Chinese songs and drawing Chinese signs.

Find out more at: wang@villaluna.de

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