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Raising Bilingual Children: Tips for When the Home Language Differs From the Community Language

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By Ana Paula G. Mumy, MS, CCC-SLP Photo credit: istockphoto Be Intentional Realize that everyday activities such as mealtimes, getting dressed, bath time, and playtime are all opportunities for talking, teaching, and providing quality language exposure. Be intentional about ongoing verbal interactions about things, routines and events in your child’s life. Arrange for varied opportunities […]

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5 Concerns About Children Becoming Bilingual Answered by Prof. Fred Genesee

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Families around the world are raising bilingual children and living linguistically rich lives. Yet childhood bilingualism continues to be poorly understood. Why so many misconceptions and what can we learn from today’s research? By Fred Genesee Photo credit: Parker Michael Knight From Multilingual Living Magazine Language acquisition is an everyday and yet magical feat of […]

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Week in Review

Multilingual Living’s Weekend Review

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This is a list of articles, Tweets, Facebook posts and links that we think you might enjoy this weekend. Thank you everyone for sharing your tips, tweets, emails and more with me! Were it not for you, this post wouldn’t even be here! We’re Back in Seattle! Our weekend reviews have been a little silent […]

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Week in Review

Multilingual Living’s Week in Review – May 15

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This is a review of the articles, Tweets, Facebook posts and more which went out this week in and around our Multilingual Living universe. Thank you everyone for sharing your tips, tweets, emails and more with me! Were it not for you, this post wouldn’t even be here! Educators: Support Our Home Languages! For those […]

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Does Learning Languages Make Kids Smarter? Bialystok, Petitto and Gazzellone Share Their Thoughts

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Although we included this video in our May 1st Week in Review post, I wanted to create a separate post for it. Why? Because it is just that good! Watch it below to find out for yourself and then spread the word! What did you think of the video? Are you left with unanswered questions? […]

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