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Thank You Sandra! Thank You Madalena! Thank You Multilingual Living Friends!

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On May 25th , Multilingual Living posted an Ask Madalena question from a woman named Sandra who was writing on behalf of the Italian woman she tutors in English.  You can read her question and Madalena Cruz-Ferreira’s answer here: Help! Does He Have Language Delay, Autism or Neither? A few days ago, an email arrived […]

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Which Language Method Should We Choose With Our Baby: OPOL or ML@H?

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Dear Madalena, I wonder if you could please help us. We are going to have a baby soon, I am Spanish, my partner is English and we live in Spain. At first we thought we would go for the “minority language at home” method, in our case, English. However, I don’t trust myself to speak […]

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Multilingualism & Disorders: When Should We Ask Another Speech-Language Therapist for a Second Opinion?

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Multilingualism is neither odd nor worrying: what is odd, and very worrying, are the views that persist about it. The topics in this Multilingualism & Disorders series aim at clarifying the misconceptions that associate multilingualism with disorders. Each topic offers a brief introduction to common questions, and includes one token reference, which either marks watershed […]

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Multilingual Living’s Week in Review – Sept 19

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This is a review of the interesting articles, Tweets, Facebook posts and more which took place this week in and around our Multilingual Living universe. Thank you everyone for sharing your tips with me! Keep them coming!

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How Should We Communicate With Our Baby to Ensure She Will Become Bilingual?

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My wife Erika and I just had our first baby girl, and we are very excited! Erika is from Peru, and speaks fluent Spanish and speaks decent to fairly good English (depending on the situation) and is taking reading and writing classes to improve her skills. I am a native English speaker and I also […]

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