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Submitted by Elsle Kemp on June 16, 2020, at 15:18

I totally agree with all the points about the five reasons. I immigrated to Canada in the early 1960s when there was no ESL assistance. Luckily, I was still very young, so I did fine in school. However, my older siblings had quite a difficult time. I still struggle to enunciate occasionally and often say words in the wrong order when I'm excited or have too many thoughts in my head. Luckily, my friends understand me and find it endearing. I was very fortunate to develop a love of reading, mostly influenced by caring teachers. I passed this on to my children by starting to read and sing to them at the age of 10 months. Today, I am reading to a six year old—the same books I read to my own children!!