How we can teach pre-schoolers a second language

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 12 September 2017

9 mins

Early Learning Languages Australia (or ELLA) have developed a way to teach pre-school children a second language. Amanda MacDonald from Education Services Australia explains how their play based apps work in an early learning setting.

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