Native Tongue or English First?

For bilingual parents, raising a bilingual kid is typically an inevitable thing that occurs in the home. Parents who often speak their native tongue in the home, resulting in children picking up on certain words. So what language do most bilingual kids learn first? Their native tongue or English? It’s honestly up to the parents to decide what language they prefer their child to speak as a first language.

Although the English language is commonly spoken in a child’s outside community, parents can still teach children their native language by investing in bilingual books for kids and sing along CDs in order for kids to learn their native tongue as well.

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