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Creating a Happy Reader

Enjoying entertainment is a component of being human. We are born to laugh, cry, learn and connect. Reading is one of form of entertainment that requires some teaching, and not just the mechanics of it but the enjoyment. Even pediatricians acknowledge that loving books make for a happier healthier child. Also, it is important that children read in their mother tongue, as well as practice their English. Parents should encourage their children to read and/ or discuss books in their home language. As children learn English, they often still think and comprehend in their mother tongue and then translate to English. Students also benefit from reading in their mother tongue language since they understand how grammar and language structure works, and then they can transfer these skills to understanding English grammar and structure.

Here are some tips to help your child become someone who loves literature!

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