September 07, 2021
“Children can easily learn a second language since they are in full physical and biological development. Studies indicate that the brain systems that help the learning of a second language grow faster from the age of 6 until puberty, however, it can occur in a natural, functional and dynamic way in early childhood, where the process will be more playful and motivating ”, Says Dr. Mary Castro, psychologist at our clinic.
Up to what age can a second language be easily learned?
Approximately up to 10 years of age, as later the processes that facilitate this learning become slower. In addition, the left hemisphere, which is in charge of language, begins to have more work and attention to logical and mathematical processes, which goes along with academic progress.
Benefits of bilingualism
There are many advantages that our children can obtain by being bilingual, among them we have:
If your children have not yet learned a second language, it may be the best time. Currently you can find many options to choose from.
Dr. Mary Castro
Psychologist at Clínica Ricardo Palma