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Fun Ways to Keep Your Bilingual Children Bilingual

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Fun Ways to Keep Your Bilingual Children Bilingual

By Susanna Zaraysky Photo credit: BenedictFrancis Even if our children start off bilingual, it can be hard to keep this going as they grow up. In the video interview below, Aaron Myers, an expat from the US who has been raising two children in Istanbul for over four years, gives us tips and advice about […]

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Multilingualism & Disorders: My Speech-Language Therapist Wants Me to Switch to One Language

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Multilingualism is neither odd nor worrying: what is odd, and very worrying, are the views that persist about it. The topics in this Multilingualism & Disorders series aim at clarifying the misconceptions that associate multilingualism with disorders. Each topic offers a brief introduction to common questions, and includes one token reference, which either marks watershed […]

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Multilingualism & Disorders: How Can We Know When It Is Time to Call the Speech-Language Therapist?

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Multilingualism is neither odd nor worrying: what is odd, and very worrying, are the views that persist about it. The topics in this Multilingualism & Disorders series aim at clarifying the misconceptions that associate multilingualism with disorders. Each topic offers a brief introduction to common questions, and includes one token reference, which either marks watershed […]

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Multilingualism & Disorders: Do Bilingual Children Tend to Have Language Delay?

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Multilingualism is neither odd nor worrying: what is odd, and very worrying, are the views that persist about it. The topics in this Multilingualism & Disorders series aim at clarifying the misconceptions that associate multilingualism with disorders. Each topic offers a brief introduction to common questions, and includes one token reference, which either marks watershed […]

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The Speckled Band: Or Learning English with Sherlock Holmes

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By Alice Lapuerta Originally appeared at the Bilingual/Bicultural Family Network in July 2006 Photo credit: Alterego “It was the band! The speckled band!!!” my mother read with dramatic intonation. My brothers and I huddled against her. I didn’t understand a word she said, but fidgeted around with excitement nevertheless. “Was ist das, ‘speckled band’?” we […]

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