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Making Homework in a Second Language Fun for Children – 10 Minutes at a Time

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Making Homework Fun for Children in a 2nd Language - 10 Minutes at a Time

By Franck & Cristina Photo credit: spiritinme Stories, games, music, conversations are all great ways to expose children to a second language. And best of all, our kids will be learning without really realizing that they are learning. They soak things up while having fun: Slowly developing understanding and fluency in a second language. But […]

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Review

Ultralingua Language Dictionary Apps – A Review

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Ultralingua Language Dictionary Apps - A Review

Before we headed off to Germany last month to visit my husband’s family, Ultralingua contacted me about their new language dictionaries for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. What perfect timing! We had just purchased an iPad for our trip to Germany and I was delighted to have the opportunity to use it with the Ultralingua […]

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General Multilingualism

Bilingual Families: Can You Have Too Many Dictionaries?

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Can You Have Too Many Dictonaries?

By Clare Jones Photo credit: Muffet I recently discovered the excellent site AJATT (All Japanese All the Time). No, I’m not learning Japanese but the blogger, khatzumoto, has much to say about language learning in general, and I’d really recommend you take a look. One thing he said was this: if you have to stand […]

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Language Challenge 180

Language Challenge 180: Week 13 Check-In

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Language Challenge 180

This page is for Language Challenge 180 participants only. Sign up now to join this event! Pleasure Seeking? How were your dopamine levels this week? If you aren’t sure what I am talking about, then check out the Week 13 video to find out. It is an essential element in becoming multilingual! Finding pleasure in […]

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Language Challenge 180

Music to Help Children Learn a New Language: 10 Minutes at a Time

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By Franck & Cristina Photo credit: sanbeiji Music plays an important role in learning a second language. Similar areas of the brain are activated when listening to or playing music and speaking or processing language. Language and music are both associated with emotions, the combination makes it a powerful way to learn a second language. […]

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