School teaching children Spanish in new way
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (WSVN) -- A South Florida school is delivering a new lesson plan to teach children Spanish.
There's a new way to learn Spanish in a South Florida school. The Spanish teachers in these classes go above and beyond to get students to learn the language. "Spanish is really unofficially our second language, and it's important for our children to be able to master it," said teacher Alicia Matho.
Children ages 1 to 11 years old are speaking, reading and singing in Spanish. "My oldest son, he speaks Spanish with no problem, and it's amazing the songs he sings and the things that he does after he comes home after being in the class," said mother Katherine Socarras.
Co-founder Pilar Frank O'Leary says, in our bilingual society, the earlier they can learn, the better. "When you can enter into a magical world of poets, princesses, artists and writers that really captivates children's imaginations," he said.
"Here you are teaching those linguistic objectives and exploring what our culture has to offer and children are really engaged," Matho said.
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