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Raising a Truly Bilingual Child

Raising a Truly Bilingual Child

But parents should not assume that young children’s natural language abilities will lead to true grown-up language skills without a good deal of effort. Read more here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/10/well/family/raising-a-truly-bilingual-child.html or find the Spanish version here: https://www.nytimes.com/es/2017/07/12/hijo-bilingue-crianza/
People who speak multiple languages make the best employees for one big reason

People who speak multiple languages make the best employees for one big reason

We already know that businesses thrive on the diversity of ideas created by a multicultural workforce. Multicultural awareness is an essential soft skill in work as well as life, and it goes beyond office culture…

How do people learn different languages at the same time?

There are a lot of myths surrounding foreign language learning. So far, the author of this article has studied more than 20 languages in his life, using academic, linguistic and communicative methods.   Read his…
One Person One Language Approach and Bilingual Children

One Person One Language Approach and Bilingual Children

A well-known approach used with children who are acquiring two languages simultaneously is for each parent to use his or her own language with their child. It works! Read Prof Francois Grosjean’s article about the…
10 Common Mistakes Parents Today Make (Me Included)

10 Common Mistakes Parents Today Make (Me Included)

When I became a mom, I got lots of advice on how to love my child. But not until a few years ago did someone actually point out that loving a child means wanting what’s…