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Families

Bilingual Homeschooling: Teaching Children at Home (in More than One Language)

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By Corey Heller “Last year when my son started school, things really started to change,” reported a woman in my seminar on Raising Bilingual Children. “I can’t get him to say one word in Chinese anymore.  He even said that he hates it when I speak Chinese with him!” Another woman piped in saying “Now […]

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Families

How Multilinguals Met: Dinka & Lincoln

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Multilingual/multicultural couples always have fascinating stories to tell, especially when it comes to how they met! The process by which we bond with our significant other is almost always an emotional roller coaster ride, even more so when it involves more than one continent and a mixture of languages!  This article first appeared in Multilingual […]

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Interviews

Growing Up Bilingual: Interview with Sami Grover

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Sami Grover, the son of the founders of Multilingual Matters, a publishing house dedicated to multilingualism, grew up bilingually in Finnish and English.  He used to be the editor of the well-known “Bilingual Family Newsletter” and currently lives in the United States with his wife and daughter. We hope you enjoy this exclusive interview he […]

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Activities

The No Game: Get Your Bilingual Child Talking!

by Corey
Multilingual-Bilingual Children Language Activities

What child, bilingual, multilingual or monolingual, can resist responding to a parent who is clearly wrong!? Want to find out if your bilingual child understands what you are saying?  Want to get your bilingual child to respond to you? Then play the No Game! It will be hard for your child to not answer you […]

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Activities

Teach Your Bilingual Child All About Geography

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Multilingual-Bilingual Children Language Activities

Bring out maps and the atlas!  Join your multilingual child in a multilingual journey around the world! With your maps and atlas open, talk with your multilingual kids about where family members live and places you have visited (with and without your child) throughout your lives.  Make sure to do it all in your multilingual […]

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