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Week in Review

Multilingual Living’s Week in Review – Aug 22

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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Expert Advice

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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Multiculturalism

America and Russia Meet in a Hamburger Joint: Obama and Medvedev Out for Lunch

by Corey

They always say that there is no better way to share your culture and friendship with someone else than over a meal. And what better place in America than a hamburger joint?  Here is a video of American President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sharing a hamburger and fries together during President Medvedev’s […]

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Families

What’s The Point of Speaking a Dialect with our Multilingual Children?

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By Isabelle Lazonde I asked myself a question the other day: Am I quadralingual? I speak English, Italian and French, but what about the Sicilian, does it count? Indeed, it is quite different from Standard Italian. The question is less about me, as I am a fluent speaker, but what about my children? Should I […]

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Families

I Know Why You Are Really Raising Your Children Multilingually

by Corey
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I know why you are raising your children multilingually. Really, I do! It’s actually fairly simple.  Yet, we like to fancy it up with statements like: “I am raising my children in more than one language because it is good for their brains.” Which is true. Or… “Multilingualism has so many benefits, I can’t even […]

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