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Saturday, November 14, 2009

Teaching Simple African Words to Children

It is surprisingly easy to teach simple African words to children since infants and very young children are able to discern the sounds of the world's countless dialects and languages. Their still forming brains are in fact prepared to learn more than one language. 


Take multicultural learning beyond your borders and into Africa and teach easy Malagasy words to a child.
My First African Words


The words featured in this article are of Madagascar’s standard dialect. Take multicultural learning beyond your borders and into Africa and teach easy Malagasy words to a child.

Teaching Simple African Malagasy Words to Children
Teaching Simple African-Malagasy Words to Children








Interesting Facts About Madagascar:

·        Malagasy (mal-uh-gas-ee) is the national language of Madagascar.

·        Madagascar gets its current name from the 14th-century explorer Marco Polo.

·        The baobab tree can be considered the national tree of Madagascar along with countless wildlife species native only to the island.

·        Madagascar is slightly less than twice the size of Arizona and is the world’s fourth-largest island.

·        Malagasy is the nationality of the Madagascar people as well as the name of their language. English, French, and Malagasy are the official languages of Africa.


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