When is the best age to learn a foreign language? Many parents want their children to learn a language as soon as possible, but they fear that letting their children learn a second language too early will confuse them. The Hong Kong Institute of Languages (HKIL) wishes to help parents with just that! They have been a pioneer in language teaching for young children since the 1980s. The school has been teaching 7 languages to Hong Kong's families for 35 years and is providing After School Language Courses for children 3 to 12 years old.

This October, HKIL is offering a Back to School Special 20% off and Free Trial! They offer a highly engaging teaching method that supports language learning at all levels, including foundation to advanced and mother tongue support. The school offers private classes as well as small group lessons. Groups are organized by age and language level to ensure a homogenous class dynamic and optimal linguistic progress. Classes are limited to 8 children only, providing your child with greater teacher attention and quality learning opportunities.

For parents who are concerned about what the right age is, there is a "golden age of learning a language." Different ages have different advantages in learning foreign languages. As long as you take advantage of the "golden age," you can stimulate your child's learning potential and build a stable language foundation!

A Golden Age for Language Learning:

0-3 years old - adapt to a multilingual environment: The age of 0 to 3 is the period of rapid brain development. 

4-7 years old - increase interest in learning: Children at this stage are entering the "language vocabulary growth period." Their vocabulary proficiency has improved, which is more than twice that of when they were 3 years old.

8-10 years old - establish self-study habits: At this stage, it is necessary to focus on cultivating children's autonomous learning ability. More structured language lessons help children to learn a new language naturally and consciously.

11-15 years old - develop on a foundation:  Children at this age have adapted to school life and have built a certain foreign language foundation.  Selecting appropriate after school study which is fun and engaging can further enhance a child’s language ability.

Click here to enroll and find out more about their Back to School Special 20% off and Free Trial!