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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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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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Language Challenge 180

Maintain Your Language Even When You Don’t Live in a Country Where It Is Spoken

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maintain your languages even if you don't live in a country where they are spoken

By Andrew Photo credit: coureagextoxlive Maintaining our languages can be relatively easy to do (compared to learning them in the first place) but only if we have the time to do it. We have our day-to-day routine (work, errands, school, conversing with local friends, etc.) which takes up much of our time and which also […]

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General Multilingualism

Urban Youth Linguistic Practices?

by Jacomine
Urban linguistic youth practices?

By Jacomine Nortier Photo credit: Arthur Pennant In this article I will tell you about language use of young people in ethnically mixed peer groups. They are skilled and creative language mixers. In-group language In our family a table-mat is called a vudding, which is derived from the word our oldest daughter used as a […]

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