Any parent knows how important politeness is in the adult world. It improves our chances of having healthy and respectful relationships, both in our personal and professional lives. A child should practice politeness in any and every language. When one of my Spanish students asks me politely if he can go to his locker, I am thrilled, and even more so when he says, “Gracias.” Such words coming from a child make my heart melt and I know I am not the only one who is impacted by a child’s gracious manners.
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Work on these 10 essential phrases to teach your child the importance of politeness: