An Intercultural Love Story in a Bicultural Setting

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An Intercultural Love Story in a Bicultural Setting

Authors: Ruben Olague, María I. Castillo & Valentin Ekiaka Nzai. Texas A&M University-Kingsville Photo Credit: May Yee Ng Abstract This article discusses insights from a focus group exchange about intercultural partners’ challenges when dating a partner from another culturally and linguistic diverse background in a predominantly monolingual setting. A Ginsburg technique was used to collect […]

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The Politics of Bilingualism

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I wrote this article back in 2005 for the Bilingual/Bicultural Family Network . What is disappointing to me is that things don’t seem to have changed much since then.  Or have they?

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Language Challenge 101

Language Challenge 101: Let the Spanish Language Learning Begin!

by Corey

Are you up for the challenge? Of course you are! Many of you have read the magazine, have read the blog posts, and have sent me emails asking how, exactly, one goes about learning a new language together with kids. I hear you! It just isn’t as straightforward as we’d all like it to be, […]

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Expert Advice

Ask François Grosjean: What Does Research Say About the Benefits of Multilingualism?

by Corey

While Prof. Emeritus François Grosjean was working on his wonderful book Bilingual: Life and Reality, he asked me to send him a list of questions that I felt weighed the heaviest on the minds of parents raising multilingual children. It is my honor to present both my questions and Prof. Grosjean’s answers here at Multilingual […]

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Jabberlingual: A Multilingual Life in a Monolingual Village

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By Alice Lapuerta We Jabberlinguals live in a decidedly monolingual, monocultural part of Upper-Austria: we live in The Village. The Village is a small town in the country-side, surrounded by lush forests, green meadows and yellow fields. In the distance you can see the snow-capped Alps. A picturesque place, where fox and rabbit tell each […]

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