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Learning French Around the Maison: Tactile and Kinesthetic

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo Credit: Posh Living, LLC If you’re speaking French at home with your kids, like I do with my toddler Griffin, then you know that just about anything you do around the house is fair game for rendering in French, from playtime to mealtime to bath time to bedtime. But what about […]

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Learning French Around the Maison: Literacy Activities

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo Credit: Posh Living, LLC If you’re speaking French at home with your kids, like I do with my toddler Griffin, then you know that just about anything you do around the house is fair game for rendering in French, from playtime to mealtime to bath time to bedtime. But what about […]

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Bilingual Children’s Trivial Pursuit

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Do you know the game Trivial Pursuit?  How about getting your bilingual children using your language with their very own Trivial Pursuit game?  What fun! It is a great game for children who can read and write (you can put them to work preparing the game) but children who are not yet able to read […]

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

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

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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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Learning French in and Around the Garden: Part Three

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It is that time again! Time to have fun in the garden (physically or virtually) in French with Part 3 of Sarah Dodson-Knight’s wonderful 4-part summer activity. Whether you are a newbie in French or a native speaker, you are sure to find some fun activities in this series to get French language flowing with […]

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Learning French in and Around the Garden: Part Two

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It is that time again!  Time to have fun in the garden (physically or virtually) in French with Part 2 of Sarah Dodson-Knight’s wonderful 4-part summer activity. Whether you are a newbie in French or a native speaker, you are sure to find some fun activities in this series to get French language flowing with […]

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Let Your Multilingual Child Finish Your Sentences!

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Multilingual Living reader, Ida, sent in the following tip for how she gets her bilingual child to use the minority language in a fun, innovative way.  Thank you Ida for taking the time to send in this wonderful tip!

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Language Activity: Choose Books Without Words!

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Multilingual Living reader, Ida, sent in the following creative reading tip.  Thank you Ida for taking the time to share this with us! We all know that books are important for the child’s language development and that they can be used as a wonderful source of new words. This is especially true for parents that […]

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