Multilingual Living’s Week in Review – July 11

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This is a review of the interesting articles, Twitters, Facebook posts and more which took place this week in and around our Multilingual Living universe. Thank you everyone for sharing your tips with me! Keep them coming!

Join us: Language Challenge 101!

The time has come for the one and only Language Challenge 101This will be 101 fabulous days of language learning. Have you been wanting to learn a new language?  Have you been wanting to work on your non-native language?  Here is the kick in the behind that you need.

  • PLEASE pass the word to others: send a Tweet, post it on your Facebook page.  You will be the inspiration others need to get on board and we’ll have more people to share the excitement!
  • Our trials and tribulations will be posted once a week on Multilingual Living as well as specific resources we are using, what methods we find are working best, and an overview of our progress.  Join us and others for this wonderful adventure!
  • Will you be posting your progress on your blog? Send us the link!

New Reality Show?

Would you watch a reality show titled “Citizen of the World” where people have a certain number of weeks to learn a language, prepare specific meals, cultural dances, and more?  Looks like a fabulous idea – hopefully Oprah will think so!

Family travel is the best education

Do you know about SoulTravelers3?  If you don’t you should really check them out!  They are a family of three who sold everything and have been traveling the world ever since.  Such an inspiration!

Education in the news

In the News

What is the temperature where you live?

One of the most enjoyable interactions on the Multilingual Living Facebook page this week was a rundown of where families live and what the temperature was on that day.  Fabulous!  I was glued to Facebook all day curious to read each new entry as it came in.  How hot was it in Dubai!  Well, I agree with Philipp Tremblay when he wrote “‎@Lunanna Bicknell it’s freakin’ hot in Dubai, my GOD.”

Quote of the day

To finish things off, here is a wonderful quote that came to me via @readtoday on Twitter

Cultural relevance is important if we are to build a level playing field. Children need to love themselves–their cultures

Check out the Read Today website which provides information and support in English, German, French and Spanish!

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