Imagine you are talking with your friend in English about a hot topic. You have a lot to say, but you do not know how to express yourself and convey the message. You are looking for the proper word but you cannot find it! Have you ever been stuck in this situation? You might have felt embarrassed or even frustrated. Have you ever talked to an English native speaker, watched a Hollywood movie, or a TV series in English, and wondered why YOU cannot speak like them while you understood almost everything they said? Have you ever asked yourself, “Why?”
Reading at home can increase your child’s familiarity and comfort with the second language. Here are some tips for starting to read with your child.