Same, Different and Diverse: Understanding Children Who Are Dual Language Learners (DLLs)

Same, Different and Diverse

Young dual language learners (DLLs) are a very diverse group with different languages, experiences, strengths, and gifts. This resource outlines the language similarities among all children. It also highlights the differences between children learning two or more languages and those learning one.

Available in English [PDF, 825 KB] and Spanish (español) [PDF, 1.1 MB]

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Last Reviewed: October 2014

Last Updated: November 7, 2014