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ABC-book for bilingual kids released in USA

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ABC-book for bilingual kids released in USA



A paper version of a Russian ABC-book for bilingual children has been published in the United States. The book entitled Mother’s Primer includes twenty lessons for teaching reading and four more lessons with texts for reading practice. 

It is developed for parents who would like to teach Russian to their children living in a different language environment. 

According to the authors of the primer, many parents were interested in the printed version of book, since not everyone is used to working with the electronic book.

The compilers of the primer promise that the work with it will only take 15 minutes a day. A 5-6 years old child will learn to read simple texts after working with it. 

The authors explain that they were once despaired to find a book like that when they wanted to teach their own grandchildren. All other primers were designed for children who spoke Russian well and were too difficult to understand for children who lived outside Russia and struggled to comprehend some linguistic constructions. 

Mother’s Primer ranges material from simple to complex without jumping over the steps. It has collected and systematized the best ways of learning to read.

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