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Biliteracy: Reading and Writing Starts with the Words Around Us

by Corey

By Corey Heller Photo credit: Erica Olsen Long before our bilingual children learn to read and write, they will have been exposed to the written word in many different formats. They see words on signs, in books, on computers, and plastered across billboards. In fact, it is difficult to get through the day without being […]

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Biliteracy: Teach Your Bilingual Child to Read and Write in Your Language

by Corey

Photo credit: Alan Cleaver School is finishing in many places around the world. Children are looking forward to lazy days on the grass, swimming under the hot sun and chasing sprinkler rainbows across the yard. Ah, the joys of childhood. Summertime is also a time for reading – under trees, on the beach, lounging on […]

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What to Do About Spanish. Otra vez!

by Alice

By Alice Lapuerta What to do about that Other Language? The third one. The one that is definitely under-represented in our household, because the native speaker who is supposed to represent it, aka The Hubby, is not always here to speak it, on account of a very demanding full-time job that includes frequent business trips […]

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Language Activity: Choose Books Without Words!

by Corey
Multilingual-Bilingual Children Language Activities

Multilingual Living reader, Ida, sent in the following creative reading tip.  Thank you Ida for taking the time to share this with us! We all know that books are important for the child’s language development and that they can be used as a wonderful source of new words. This is especially true for parents that […]

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