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Expert Advice

Are You Taking Your Children’s Multilingualism Personally?

by Corey

We sometimes forget a few important things along our parenting journey.  We forget essential things, necessary things, like the fact that our children are not perfect reflections of ourselves. If little Paul acts up in the grocery store, that in itself does not mean that I am a bad person, even if others are giving […]

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Expert Advice

Ask François Grosjean: Can I Change From One Language Or Method To Another?

by Corey

While Prof. Emeritus François Grosjean was working on his wonderful book Bilingual: Life and Reality, he asked me to send him a list of questions that I felt weighed the heaviest on the minds of parents raising multilingual children. It is my honor to present both my questions and Prof. Grosjean’s answers here at Multilingual […]

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Activities

Language Activity: ¿Qué hora es elefante?

by Corey
Multilingual-Bilingual Children Language Activities

This language activity was sent in by Jennifer Manriquez, a bilingual mom and founder of Bilingual Fun. You probably remember her and her products from our reviews in Multilingual Living Magazine.  Thank you for this tip, Jennifer!

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Expert Advice

Can I Sometimes Switch To Another Language With My Multilingual Children?

by Corey

My children and I used to speak English with one another for a few weeks every couple of months.  We’d prepare ahead of time for the event by discussing our plans in detail and my kids would get excited about the whole thing, “Three more days, right Mama?  Three more days until we will be […]

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Jabberlingual

Jabberlingual: A Multilingual Life in a Monolingual Village

by Alice

By Alice Lapuerta We Jabberlinguals live in a decidedly monolingual, monocultural part of Upper-Austria: we live in The Village. The Village is a small town in the country-side, surrounded by lush forests, green meadows and yellow fields. In the distance you can see the snow-capped Alps. A picturesque place, where fox and rabbit tell each […]

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