Welcome to the AAS Mother Language Program
“The research is very clear about the importance of bilingual children’s mother tongue for their overall personal and educational development.... Children’s knowledge and skills transfer across languages from the mother tongue they have learned in the home to the school language.”
- Dr. Jim Cummins, professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
The goal of the Mother Language program is for the student to become communicatively competent in the four skill areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in their mother tongue. This program encourages parents to participate in their children's academic program through home activities and classroom involvement.
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Russian Mother Language classes.
Dutch, French, German, Korean, Spanish, Swedish, Hindi and Turkish Mother Language classes.
2016-2017 Program Contacts
Please contact the following individuals with questions about the Mother Language program:
All the classes are after school and they run throughout the year. If you would like to enroll your children in any of the programs listed above, please contact the Mother Language coordinators. If you wish to start a new Mother Language class, please email Elena Plyuta at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that unlike our other Penguin Life activities, there is a separate fee for the Mother Language program. For details, please contact the Mother Language coordinator for the language your child will study.
To learn more about the Mother Language Program, please see the video below.
Mother Language Program from AAS Moscow on Vimeo.