Posts Tagged ‘bilingual’

How to raise a bilingual child even if you can’t speak the language yourself

Sep 16 2018

The benefits of learning a second language at an early age are well documented, but what many parents don’t realise is that any child can become fully bilingual even if the rest of the family aren’t!

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Becoming bilingual: great starter books

Nov 17 2012

Icklelingo has created a series of books that are ideal starter kits for all those kids who live in multilingual environments as well as the bilingual ones.

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Spanish-English bilingual in England. To be or not to be is not the question! How to be it? Is.

Feb 13 2012

Having lived in London for over 17 years it has always amazed me when I come across people whose parents or grandparents are from a different country and they don’t speak anything other than English. Often they say ‘I understand it but I can’t speak it’. I always thought their parents did something wrong! Now that I have children of my own I realise that it is easier than I thought to just let a language go, especially when parents have different first languages to each other and to the local community.

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