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The Speckled Band: Or Learning English with Sherlock Holmes

by Alice

By Alice Lapuerta Originally appeared at the Bilingual/Bicultural Family Network in July 2006 Photo credit: Alterego “It was the band! The speckled band!!!” my mother read with dramatic intonation. My brothers and I huddled against her. I didn’t understand a word she said, but fidgeted around with excitement nevertheless. “Was ist das, ‘speckled band’?” we […]

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Language Challenge 101

Language Challenge 101 – Week Six

by Corey

¡Hola, amigos! Welcome to week six 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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Families

I Before Me

by contributor

By Richard Middleton Photo Credit © Shannon McClendon The devil, as they say, is in the details. My two-year-old son, Karl, stands before me, arms up-stretched. “I pick you up and hold you,” he says. This does not mean what it seems to mean, he doesn’t want to scoop Daddy up in his arms. He […]

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Language Challenge 101

Language Challenge 101 – Week Three

by Corey

Welcome to week three 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: Week Two

by Corey

Welcome to week two of Multilingual Living’s Language Challenge 101!  How did this week go?  Did you stay motivated and find new ways of expanding your language(s)?  Did your own Language Challenge 101 get others motivated to join you?  Keep spreading the word! Below is our second video diary. It is short this time – […]

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