Unidad II:

El bilingüismo y el desarrollo cognitivo.

Objective

The course taker will analize the way in which bilinguism helps the cognitive development of children.

INSTRUCTIONS

Check the article and videos posted bellow and comment on them: do you agree on their views?

As an EFL (or ESL or EAL) teacher, you might have an opinion on the ideas exposed on the materials; please, feel free to share them with the rest of your classmates. Also, feel free to comment and discuss the points of view of your classmates.

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2.1 Fortalecimiento del desarrollo cognitivo a través de las habilidades que el bilingüismo promueve.

The benefits of a bilingual brain - Mia Nacamulli

2.2 Lenguaje y conocimiento en niños bilingües.

2.3 Conservando la lengua materna en los niños que hablan un idioma diferente al idioma predominante: algunos conceptos erróneos.

No child left monolingual: Kim Potowski at TEDxUofIChicago

2.4 La investigación sobre la relación bilingüismo-desarrollo cognitivo.

Baby, do you want to be bilingual? | Loreto Nácar | TEDxYouth@Barcelona