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The End of a Multilingual Living Era

by Corey
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There are many websites supporting families raising bilingual children nowadays. Some support specific languages and cultures while others support parents in general with sections that focus on bilingualism.  However, when we first started ours at the end of 2002, there was nothing. You could find a page or two of information and a few listservs, […]

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How How Can I Encourage My Husband To Speak His Language with Our Bilingual Daughter?

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Before I ask my question I’d like to thank you for all of your good work. My question is how to convince my husband to speak to our daughter in “his” language. My daughter is going to be 3 years old in November. We speak English at home and I speak to my daughter in […]

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We Are Relocating. Can I Change to Another Language with My Bilingual Child?

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Dear Madalena We are a bilingual (Japanese-English) family living in Tokyo raising our three boys age 3 years old, and 4 months old twins. Our children were all born in Tokyo. We use OPOL at home and I speak to my children in English, but as my three year old attends Japanese daycare from 9:00 […]

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Trilingual Child with ADHD – Doctor Says to Switch to Fewer Languages

by Corey
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Dear Madalena, My husband (German) and I (Singaporean) have two children, aged 5 and 7.  He speaks German to them, I speak Chinese (even though English is my L1 and Chinese my second language).  Between us, my husband and I speak English.  I am fluent in German.  Our children were born in Germany and we […]

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Week in Review

Multilingual Living’s Week in Review: Oct 24

by Corey
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This is a review of the interesting articles, Tweets, 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!

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