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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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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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Language Tips

Jukebox Language Learning: Music Can Make You Multilingual

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By Susanna Zaraysky Photo Credit:Jackie Bucci Do you want your kids to naturally pick up various languages?  Great!  How about turning on the stereo?  It will be much easier. I know this from experience.  My parents drilled me on Russian grammar when I was a kid and I hated it.  But I went on to […]

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Activities

Making Up Stories to Music with Your Multilingual Children

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Multilingual-Bilingual Children Language Activities

Multilingual Living reader, Susie, sent in the following tip for how she shares her languages with her multilingual children (and how to get them to share it back!).  Thank you Susie for taking the time to send in this wonderful tip!

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