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Are DVDs and a Native-Speaking Babysitter Enough Language Exposure?

by Madalena
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Dear Madalena, I am the mother of two beautiful children 3 years and 18 months. I am absolutely determined to raise them bilingually in English and Italian. Both of us parents are Italian and we live in Rome. I would say that both of our kids are already bilingual (with the help of my poor […]

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Getting Started

Bilingual Children with One Hour of Language a Day – Part Two

by Corey
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By Corey Heller Photo credit: John Millard As I outline in the first article, Bilingual Children with One Hour of Language a Day – Part One, language learning isn’t really so very different from financial investing: We start off with some basic words and inspiration (initial investment), then each day we add a little more […]

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Getting Started

Bilingual Children with One Hour of Language a Day – Part One

by Corey
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By Corey Heller Photo credit: John Millard Have you heard of compound interest?  The worldwide financial crises aside, experts say that compound interest can make us millionaires by the time we retire if we take advantage of it correctly. It goes without saying that it is completely dependent upon how much money we invest initially, […]

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Language Challenge 101

Language Challenge 101 – Week Seven

by Corey
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¡Hola, amigos! Welcome to week seven of Multilingual Living’s Language Challenge 101 – learning a language over the course of 101 days. If you missed our first few weeks, just click on the Language Challenge 101 button on the very left of this website page and you’ll find everything we have done so far.

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Language Challenge 101

Language Challenge 101: Let the Spanish Language Learning Begin!

by Corey
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Are you up for the challenge? Of course you are! Many of you have read the magazine, have read the blog posts, and have sent me emails asking how, exactly, one goes about learning a new language together with kids. I hear you! It just isn’t as straightforward as we’d all like it to be, […]

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Jabberlingual

What to Do About Spanish. Otra vez!

by Alice
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By Alice Lapuerta What to do about that Other Language? The third one. The one that is definitely under-represented in our household, because the native speaker who is supposed to represent it, aka The Hubby, is not always here to speak it, on account of a very demanding full-time job that includes frequent business trips […]

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