Multilingual Family: Winter Language Learning

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Multilingual Living has been a little quiet lately. If you have been wondering why, it is because we have been busy using a whole bunch of words that we rarely use in Seattle. Words that have to do with this:

Multilingual Family Wintertime

and this:

Multilingual Family Wintertime

and this:

Multilingual Family Wintertime

A snowstorm of this magnitude (and lasting so many days) is rare here in Seattle, so we have been in heaven!

My husband was off from teaching due to the snowstorm, so after hanging out with us all morning, he went cross-country skiing right from our front door! That brought up a whole new set of words for us to use together! Do you know how to say “cross country skiing” in German?

Getting ready:

and he’s off:

Multilingual Family Wintertime

To finish off the day, the living room was transformed for some serious indoor playtime and a lot of talk about other important things like this:

Multilingual Family Wintertime

What a fun way to use winter words in both German and English.

As usual, no one even suspected that minority language learning was taking place. Yippee!

Corey Heller is the founder of Multilingual Living and the Editor-In-Chief/Publisher of Multilingual Living Magazine. Multilingual Living is the place where she shares her knowledge about raising multilingual and multicultural children. Corey, an American, and her German husband live in Seattle where they raise and homeschool their three children, ages 15, 14 and 12, in German and English.

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