Reading in Two Languages: What We Need to Know and How We Can Support It
乐在书中- 如何开启亲子双语阅读之旅
Format: Sharing

Dr Sun Baoqi (孙宝琦博士)
National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
Dr Sun Baoqi received her PhD from National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Her research encompasses socio-cultural-cognitive and policy perspectives on language learning with a particular focus on children’s bilingual education and bi-literacy development. She is currently working as a research scientist at the Centre for Research in Child Development (CRCD), NIE.

When is a good time to start bilingual reading? How do we select suitable English and Chinese books for children and read with them? Drawing on recent bilingual research findings and practices, Dr Sun will share the importance of bilingual reading, some practical tips on how to choose books for children and how to read with them. With a profound understanding of the linguistic features of English and Chinese, Dr Sun will also provide some useful learning strategies.