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Language Challenge 180

Foreign Languages: Tips for Keeping Track of Where You’re At

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By Donovan Nagel Photo credit: Eusebius@Commons G‘day to all my fellow Language Challenge 180’ers! My name’s Donovan and I run a language learning blog called The Mezzofanti Guild where I share insights and tips on learning languages from my own experience and my background in linguistics. Corey has done a wonderful job with the Language […]

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Language Challenge 180

Get Your Rusty Languages Back on the Road

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Keeping a language fresh in your mind depends on how often you practise it. Even if you are completely bilingual, if a time comes when one of the languages lies dormant and is not used at all, it will inevitably get rusty. This is especially true of second languages, which you may have learned and […]

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Language Challenge 180

Flirting with the French (Language)

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By Corey Heller Photo credit: Neil Conway I admit it, I’ve been flirting. A lot. And what started as a fun little fling turned into a full-blown affair. He’s suave, debonair and hot-blooded. His accent is fantastic, he’s always available and I feel great when I’m with him. (And yes, my German husband knows all […]

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Week in Review

Multilingual Living’s Week in Review – May 22

by Corey
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This is a review of the articles, Tweets, Facebook posts and more which went out this week in and around our Multilingual Living universe. Thank you everyone for sharing your tips, tweets, emails and more with me! Were it not for you, this post wouldn’t even be here! Been there, done that… decades ago! It […]

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Language Refresh 101

4 Attitudes to Cultivate in Your Second Language Learning

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By Melissa Dedina Photo credit: MrsMinifig Language classes are fantastic. I know I could never have learned my second language without a textbook and a teacher to go through it with me, because that’s just how my brain works. However, I did eventually get to the point where the classroom setting couldn’t teach me much […]

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Ask an Expert

What Is the Best Language Approach for Bilingual Parents to Use with Their Children?

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Dear Madalena, My husband and I both speak English but I am bilingual and speak German as well.  I would like to teach my son German, he is 19 months old.  What is the best way for me to do this?  I have been thinking of speaking German with him every morning and then English […]

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Week in Review

Multilingual Living’s Week in Review: February 27

by Corey
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This is a review of the articles, Tweets, Facebook posts and more which went out this week in and around our Multilingual Living universe. Thank you everyone for sharing your tips, tweets, emails and more with me! Were it not for you, this post wouldn’t even be here! The US Government Interested in Bilingualism? Before […]

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Award

We Won the Multilingual Matters Award for Multilingualism in the Community!

by Corey
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Multilingual Living is delighted to announce that we won the 2010 Multilingual Matters Award for Multilingualism in the Community! I cannot even begin to tell you what an honor it is to win this award from such a respected group of multilingual experts.

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Multilingual Musings

The Future of Multilingualism: Warp Speed Ahead Scotty!

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By Corey Heller Photo credit: Matías Ferreyra We have now officially entered 2011.  It feels quite a bit like 2010, at least here in Seattle.  However, things aren’t the same.  We are one year closer to our multilingual future. I can still remember the night my husband and I sat on the sofa in our […]

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