raising children in a second language

Expert Advice

Ask François Grosjean: What are the golden rules that bilingual families should follow?

by Corey
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While Prof. Emeritus François Grosjean was working on his wonderful book Bilingual: Life and Reality, he asked me to send him a list of questions that I felt weighed the heaviest on the minds of parents raising multilingual children. It is my honor to present both my questions and Prof. Grosjean’s answers here at Multilingual […]

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Jabberlingual: A Multilingual Life in a Monolingual Village

by Alice
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By Alice Lapuerta We Jabberlinguals live in a decidedly monolingual, monocultural part of Upper-Austria: we live in The Village. The Village is a small town in the country-side, surrounded by lush forests, green meadows and yellow fields. In the distance you can see the snow-capped Alps. A picturesque place, where fox and rabbit tell each […]

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Hitting a Multilingual Parenting Roadblock

by Corey
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Every once in a while, our multilingual parenting journey loses its luster.  It starts to feel heavy and exhausting rather than light and easy and we start to wonder why we are putting in all of this effort.  Is it really worth it?  We all hit these roadblocks at some point along the way. All […]

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