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  • Mar 07, 2012
  • 11:55 AM

New approach urged for late-talking bilingual babies

Kerry Sheridan / AFP
"It is not the case that hearing two languages confuses the child and impairs their ability to acquire anything. But it is also not the case that children can magically acquire two languages as quickly as one." Instead, psychologists should take a different approach to testing young children, one that measures their proficiency in both languages instead of just one.

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