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Review

Dino Lingo Greek for Children: A Review

by Corey

While putting things together for Language Challenge 180, I was delighted to come across a new company producing language learning products specifically for children in 30 different languages: Dino Lingo! For families looking for children’s language learning products to use at home (homeschoolers, children who haven’t yet started school, after school practice, etc.) this is […]

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General Multilingualism

Multilingual Children Can Learn Languages Effortlessly

by Corey
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As we have been hearing about for many years from renowned researchers, the benefits of bilingualism abound. Even as far back as the early days of Multilingual Living Magazine, we published one article after another showing why multilingualism is the best way to go (we even discussed Prof. Bialystok’s research on Alzheimer’s patients long before […]

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Language Challenge 180

Language Challenge 180: Week 13 Check-In

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Language Challenge 180

This page is for Language Challenge 180 participants only. Sign up now to join this event! Pleasure Seeking? How were your dopamine levels this week? If you aren’t sure what I am talking about, then check out the Week 13 video to find out. It is an essential element in becoming multilingual! Finding pleasure in […]

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Expert Advice

Raising Bilingual Children: Tips for When the Home Language Differs From the Community Language

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raising bilingual children: Tips for When the Home Language Differs from the Community Language

By Ana Paula G. Mumy, MS, CCC-SLP Photo credit: istockphoto Be Intentional Realize that everyday activities such as mealtimes, getting dressed, bath time, and playtime are all opportunities for talking, teaching, and providing quality language exposure. Be intentional about ongoing verbal interactions about things, routines and events in your child’s life. Arrange for varied opportunities […]

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Language Challenge 180

Music to Help Children Learn a New Language: 10 Minutes at a Time

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By Franck & Cristina Photo credit: sanbeiji Music plays an important role in learning a second language. Similar areas of the brain are activated when listening to or playing music and speaking or processing language. Language and music are both associated with emotions, the combination makes it a powerful way to learn a second language. […]

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