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Top 10 Ways We Sabotage Our Children’s Bilingualism

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By Corey Heller Photo credit: Leonid Mamchenkov As parents of bilingual children, we talk about our children’s language skills a lot. We examine vocabulary and grammar, syntax and pronunciation. We worry about speech impediments and language delays. We tell others that  our children can speak the community language perfectly but secretly wonder if they are […]

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Top 10 Reasons Your Children Aren’t Speaking Your Language

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By Corey Heller Wondering why your children are not speaking your language?  It is hard to say why one child will gladly speak a second (and third and fourth) language while another will resist it.  Below are the top 10 most likely reasons why they are not.  Do some of these resonate with your multilingual […]

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My Bilingual Child Refuses to Use One Language!

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For most bilinguals, there is language shift and change. Languages do not stay static and equal.  In the teens, there is often movement towards a prestigious majority language.  Having worked so long and so hard to produce bilingual children and gained a measure of success, parents may find it hard to accept that their child […]

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