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A Young Girl’s Talent in Languages

Elena’s ability to speak three languages helps her live a life without limits!

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An AG Bell Cradle-to-Career Moment
By Yolanda Lu

Elena Saife Monteiro is a trilingual wonder who continues to shine as her proficiency in the English language grows by leaps and bounds.

Elena’s preschool at the John Tracy Clinic played a pivotal role in nurturing her language development. Building upon her strong foundation in Portuguese and Spanish, she has seamlessly integrated English into her repertoire. What’s truly exceptional is that she has bridged any gap between her hearing and chronological age.

“Elena is creative, imaginative, talkative, and happy,” her family wrote to AG Bell. “She is quite the conversationalist, expressing herself with exuberance. She has great passion for music and loves singing, often requesting her sister Alexa to play her favorite songs for her. We have faith that Elena will continue to grow and shine.”

Watch Elena play ice cream stand with her dad:

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El talento lingüístico de una niña

Un momento «de la cuna a la profesión» de AG Bell

Elena Saife Monteiro es una maravilla trilingüe que sigue brillando a medida que su dominio de la lengua inglesa crece a pasos agigantados.

El centro de preescolar de Elena en la John Tracy Clinic desempeñó un papel fundamental en el desarrollo de su lenguaje. Sobre la base de sus sólidos conocimientos de portugués y español, ha integrado perfectamente el inglés en su repertorio. Lo verdaderamente excepcional es que ha superado cualquier diferencia entre su audición y su edad cronológica.

«Elena es creativa, imaginativa, comunicativa y feliz», escribió su familia a AG Bell. «Es toda una conversadora, que se expresa con elocuencia. Le apasiona la música y le gusta cantar, por lo que a menudo le pide a su hermana Alexa que le ponga sus canciones favoritas. Estamos seguros de que Elena seguirá creciendo y brillando».

Aquí vemos cómo Elena juega con su padre en el puesto de helados:

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