multilingual families

Book Extracts

Language Strategies for Trilingual Families: Parents’ Perspectives

by Corey
Language Strategies for Trilingual Families: Parents' Perspectives

We are delighted to have the opportunity to share an excerpt from the wonderful new book Language Strategies for Trilingual Families: Parents’ Perspectives by Andreas Braun and Tony Cline! This book is part of the fantastic Parents’ and Teachers’ Guides published by Multilingual Matters. We recommend that you browse the series for additional books of […]

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Giveaway! Language Is Our Music: The Natural Way to Multilingualism

by Corey
Language Is Our Music: The Natural Way to Multilingualism

Multilingual Living is delighted to announce that we are giving away a copy of the fantastic book, Language is Our Music: The Natural Way to Multilingualism! We would like to thank the publishers for making this possible! To learn more about this book, check out a free chapter from it HERE! Raising multilingual children is […]

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Ask Multilingual Living

The Best Way to Raise a Multilingual Child?

by Corey
Bilingual Family - Multilingual child

Planning ahead for the arrival of our children is important in a multilingual marriage. Although things may just fall into place once our children arrive, it sure helps to have a language plan worked out with our spouse ahead of time! Frank and his fiancée are doing what they can to plan things out now […]

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Families

Top 10 Things You Should NEVER Say to Your Bilingual Child

by Corey
Father Holding Daughter's Hand

By Corey Heller Photo credit: Spirit-Fire We have all done it. We have said things to our children that we later regretted. Maybe we yelled at them. Maybe we threatened. Maybe we bribed. Yes, we may have even grovelled a little bit (or a lot). Being a parent means that we make mistakes, many mistakes. […]

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General Multilingualism

Blending the Multicultural Family: Is There a Recipe?

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recipe

By Natalie DeFee Mendik Photo credit: Muffet The World is My Oyster At just twenty-four, I blithely packed my bags and moved half-way around the world from the U.S. to Switzerland to marry someone I’d known less than a year. Taking with me only what I could fit into airline luggage, I set off to […]

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