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Multiculturalism

Reaching Out to Linguistically-Challenged Couples: A Personal Manifesto

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By Alex Poole Photo Credit: Andrea Fregnani Bilingual couples aren’t so exotic anymore. I can count at least a dozen of them in my area (Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA), most of which involve one native speaker of English.  This fact probably comes as no surprise to those of you who are part of a bi/multilingual […]

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Ask Harriet: My Spouse Doesn’t Speak My Language

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Dear Harriet, I am from Argentina and my husband is From the US. We have always spoken English together. Now we have a 6 month old baby, Maria, and I want to raise her bilingually. In theory my husband is in agreement but he doesn’t speak Spanish. I am worried if I speak only Spanish […]

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Multicultural Families – Identity and Change

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By Harriet Cannon, M.C. Photo Credit: Hyeyoung Kim The twenty first century is a brave new world of global connections, and multicultural relationships and marriages. While this brings unparalleled creativity and choice about how we live our lives, there is a shadow side to diversity. The shadow side can loom heavily in relationships where husbands […]

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