Interviews

General Multilingualism

Multilingual Children Can Learn Languages Effortlessly

by Corey
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As we have been hearing about for many years from renowned researchers, the benefits of bilingualism abound. Even as far back as the early days of Multilingual Living Magazine, we published one article after another showing why multilingualism is the best way to go (we even discussed Prof. Bialystok’s research on Alzheimer’s patients long before […]

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Trilingual Miracle: Interview with Belgian Linguist Jean-Marc Dewaele

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By Clo Originally published in Multilingual Living Magazine In my constant quest of knowledge to better understand the different and complex facets of multilingualism, I stumbled across a very informational paper by Dr. Jean-Marc Dewaele, a Belgian Professor in Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism at Birkbeck College in London,UK. A bilingual from birth himself (French and […]

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The Man Behind the Book: François Grosjean, author of Bilingual: Life and Reality (Part Two)

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Meeting François Grosjean, the author of Bilingual: Life and Reality The world over knows Prof. François Grosjean via his research and publications. As Emeritus Professor of psycholinguistics, Neuchâtel University, Switzerland, and via numerous books and papers, he has greatly influenced our understanding of language on many levels. His holistic view of bilingualism has helped us […]

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The Man Behind the Book: François Grosjean, author of Bilingual: Life and Reality (Part One)

by Corey
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Meeting François Grosjean, the author of Bilingual: Life and Reality The world over knows Prof. François Grosjean via his research and publications. As Emeritus Professor of psycholinguistics, Neuchâtel University, Switzerland, and via numerous books and papers, he has greatly influenced our understanding of language on many levels. His holistic view of bilingualism has helped us […]

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Interviews

Multilingual Lives Interview with Prof. Aneta Pavlenko

by Corey
Prof. Aneta Pavlenko (left) and Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele (right)

A delightful conversation between Prof. Aneta Pavelenko and me (Corey Heller) was the inspiration for this line of Multilingual Lives interviews which first appeared in Multilingual Living Magazine.  As these interviews show, the joy of multilingualism is that we are not tied down to one language and one culture.  We find identity and enjoyment from […]

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Multilingual Lives Interview with Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele

by Corey
Jean-Marc Dewaele (on right) with colleagues at Birkbeck College

An interview with Jean-Marc Dewaele, expert in raising multilingual children. The Multilingual Lives interviews are a way to understand how we meander through different languages and cultures in our daily lives as multilinguals and multiculturals.  This interview first appeared in Multilingual Living Magazine.   What are your languages? Jean-Marc Dewaele: French is the first language […]

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Interview with Corey Heller on Bilingual Homeschooling

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Multilingual Living founder, Corey Heller.  Photo taken by her 6 year old son.

An interview with Corey Heller, founder of Multilingual Living and Multilingual Living Magazine.  She homeschools her three children in German and English.  Interviewed by Alice Lapuerta, Editor of Multilingual Living Magazine. Alice Lapuerta: Do you create a curriculum to make sure that you are teaching your kids the same things that other kids are learning […]

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Growing Up Bilingual: Interview with Sami Grover

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Sami Grover, the son of the founders of Multilingual Matters, a publishing house dedicated to multilingualism, grew up bilingually in Finnish and English.  He used to be the editor of the well-known “Bilingual Family Newsletter” and currently lives in the United States with his wife and daughter. We hope you enjoy this exclusive interview he […]

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