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Sacking an Ideal: The Evil Ambilingual

by Alice

By Alice Lapuerta Photo Credit: Liz Ambilingual. The name itself sounds as though we are talking about an unpleasant sort of reptile, with yellow scales and gleaming eyes (at least five).   It may very well be such a monster! The Ambilingual is the epitome of everything in multilingualism that gives us parents headaches, worries, stress, […]

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To Send My Child to a Bilingual School or Not? That Is the Question.

by Alice

By Alice Lapuerta Photo Credit: MIKI Yoshihito One would think that for a multicultural family the answer’s obvious: yes, of course you send your daughter to a bilingual school! How can you even pose this question! Nevertheless I hesitated. I pondered. I weighed my choices back and forth in my mind. You see, it’s not […]

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Will Teaching Our Multilingual Child Sign Language Help Or Hinder?

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Both my nephews learned baby sign language with their parents, and could sign simple things before they were one. They continued to use baby sign language even as they learned how to speak… it was in a way their “second language”. My sister-in-law sent me the DVD about baby sign language and recommended it to […]

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Language Challenge 101 – Week Seven

by Corey

¡Hola, amigos! Welcome to week seven of Multilingual Living’s Language Challenge 101 – learning a language over the course of 101 days. If you missed our first few weeks, just click on the Language Challenge 101 button on the very left of this website page and you’ll find everything we have done so far.

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I Want to Teach My Child a Third Language

by Corey

I live in Brisbane Australia with my wife (Korean) and three children.  They all are bilingual Korean/English. I have tried to teach my daughter, Angela, who is 5  years old Spanish but she can’t find the need to speak Spanish and shows no interest. Could you give me some suggestions to gain her interest in […]

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