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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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Book Extracts

Language Is Our Music: The Natural Way to Multilingualism

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Language Is Our Music: The Natural Way to Multilingualism

We are delighted to have the opportunity to share a chapter from the book Language Is Our Music: The Natural Way to Multilingualism, by Yo Sakakibara! If you are raising a multilingual family and/or are simply interested in multilingualism in general, you really should check out this book. In the chapter below, titled “Language’s Beautiful […]

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Expert Advice

Multilingual Family: Read This Before You Call the Speech-Language Therapist!

by Corey
Multilingual Children: Speech-Language Therapist

Multilingual Children: Before you call the speech-language therapist about your bilingual or multilingual child, prepare yourself with our tip sheet.

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Activities

Arabic Alphabet Chart Code

by Corey

  Ryan Wiley from SpeakOut Languages just emailed me today to let me know about this simple Arabic Alphabet chart. It uses arrows to show how to write Arabic letters.

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Review

Dino Lingo Arabic

by Corey
Children's Arabic Language Learning Program

While putting things together for various Language Challenge programs here at Multilingual Living, I came across a company producing language learning products specifically for children in a multitude of different languages: Dino Lingo! For families looking to teach children a new language at home (homeschoolers, children who haven’t yet started school, after school practice, etc.) […]

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General Multilingualism

Still Trilingual at Sixteen (Almost Quadrilingual!)

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Still Trilingual at Sixteen (Almost Quadrilingual!)

  By Livia Dewaele Being trilingual from birth definitely has advantages, I thought, as I received my results (A*) for my French IGCSE, sat two years early. My entire class at Palmers Green High School (London) is in agreement – they have all at one point told me and the other native French speaker in […]

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Language Tips

Learning a Second Language with Dad – 10 Minutes at a Time

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Learning a Second Language with Dad - 10 Minutes at a Time

  By Franck & Cristina Photo credit: Stephen Cochran There are many dads who are hands-on in giving their children the gift of bilingualism. As one dad told us, “I have great memories of going to German school and learning German on top of English. I would like my daughter to have fond memories of […]

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Review

Dino Lingo Polish for Children: A Review

by Corey
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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 to teach children a new language at home (homeschoolers, children who haven’t yet started school, after school practice, etc.) this is a […]

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Newsletter

Multilingual Living Email December 2012

by Corey

CLICK HERE to subscribe to the FREE Multilingual Living newsletter. December 2012 Dear Multilingual Living Friends, So sorry for the lack of newsletter emails at the end of this year! After Language Challenge 180, I kind of lost steam. We had a ton of fun focusing on weekly language activities but it took more work […]

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Language Tips

Role-Playing in a Second Language – 10 Minutes at a Time

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Role-Playing in a Second Language - 10 Minutes at a Time

By Franck & Cristina Photo credit: starrynight_012 Like many parents raising kids with more than one language, we are often concerned about how much talk time our kids get in the second language. Creating an environment in a second  language requires a lot of reading, a lot of stories and a bunch of songs. We […]

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Review

Dino Lingo Dutch for Children: A Review

by Corey
Dino Lingo Dutch: A Review

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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Language Tips

Making Homework in a Second Language Fun for Children – 10 Minutes at a Time

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Making Homework Fun for Children in a 2nd Language - 10 Minutes at a Time

By Franck & Cristina Photo credit: spiritinme Stories, games, music, conversations are all great ways to expose children to a second language. And best of all, our kids will be learning without really realizing that they are learning. They soak things up while having fun: Slowly developing understanding and fluency in a second language. But […]

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