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…
Five Key Questions on Bilingualism

Five Key Questions on Bilingualism

Five important questions are answered by the experts: 1. When should the languages be acquired? 2. Which bilingual strategy should be used? 3. Will the child have a real need for each language? 4. What…
Should I raise my kids bilingually?

Should I raise my kids bilingually?

As one in four Australians is now born outside of Australia, many children are growing up with other languages spoken at home. Should parents speak to their child in their first language, or attempt to…
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…