APRENDIZADO NA INFÂNCIA – PERGUNTAS E RESPOSTAS
Mother and teacher probably ignore the concept of natural acquisition and don’t really understand how children learn languages.
Her story also shows that being in a foreign country does not necessarily mean being in the foreign language environment. The children probably live in a Portuguese speaking family environment when they spend vacation in Miami.
She should simply enroll the children in a summer or winter camp or any school or sports program where the children can interact with local peers, when they go to Miami.