Tag Archives: language immersion

Speaking in Tongues

I was alerted to this film over at the Omniglot blog, and it looks really interesting. Speaking in Tongues follows four children as they attend immersion school in San Francisco. The children are native English speakers but learn to communicate in Mandarin and Spanish, two of the most spoken languages in the world. There’s a(…)


Language immersion

Inspiration today comes from a 6 year old – my friend’s niece, who is starting first grade at a Spanish-immersion school. Last year Abigail attended kindergarten at an English language school, but now all her classes will be led and taught in Spanish. Both of Abigail’s parents speak Spanish, and she can understand the language(…)