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Multilingual Family: Which Language Should I Teach My Child?

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Multilingual Child: Which Language Should We Choose?

By Jeffrey Nelson Photo credit: Jaymeekae @ istockphoto When looking at raising a bilingual child, one of the first questions, obviously, is which language to teach them. In some situations, like my own, the answer is fairly obvious because there are not a lot of options; or so it would appear. Our home language was […]

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Bilingual Children with One Hour of Language a Day – Part Two

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By Corey Heller Photo credit: John Millard As I outline in the first article, Bilingual Children with One Hour of Language a Day – Part One, language learning isn’t really so very different from financial investing: We start off with some basic words and inspiration (initial investment), then each day we add a little more […]

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Bilingual Children with One Hour of Language a Day – Part One

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By Corey Heller Photo credit: John Millard Have you heard of compound interest?  The worldwide financial crises aside, experts say that compound interest can make us millionaires by the time we retire if we take advantage of it correctly. It goes without saying that it is completely dependent upon how much money we invest initially, […]

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Who Says You Can’t Raise Your Children Bilingually?

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Multilingual Children You Can Do It!

By Corey Heller You can raise your children bilingually. Let me repeat… You can raise your children bilingually. I know this comes as a surprise to many people, especially those who feel they couldn’t master another language if their life depended upon it, let alone share the language with their children.  But not only can […]

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Non-Native Speakers Can Raise Multilingual Children!

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By Corey Heller Article first appeared in Multilingual Living Magazine. Emma is French and lives in France with her Russian husband and two children.  “My husband and I both speak Russian to our daughters even though it isn’t my native language,” she says.  “Sometimes I wonder if it is the right thing to do because […]

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How Multilingual Families Can Start a Language Playgroup!

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Where are all those other families with kids who speak your language? Stop wondering and start a language playgroup! Help families like yours meet and get to know each other! By Corey Heller D o you assume that a language playgroup is just for the kids? Think again! Parents are finding that they are having […]

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Why, What, Who, When, Where?

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When it comes to raising multilingual children, this is the place to start!  These are the most important questions to ask yourself and your spouse before you even start your multilingual parenting journey! By Corey Heller Perhaps you are just now making the decision to raise your children bilingually or maybe you are already well […]

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