—————————————– 5 Foundation Articles For Raising A Bilingual Child ————————————-

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029: What Language Siblings Should Speak

Does this sound familiar? You speak your language to both of your kids, you motivate them to speak it to you, you spend a lot quality time with them but as soon as you leave the room -  they start speaking majority language to each other!  And that is exactly the problem Hallveig has. She … [Read More...]

028: How To Overcome Fear When Learning Languages? With Ksenija Popac

Ksenija Popac is the founder of School Placement Consuting and University Study Consulting. She holds a BA in English Language and Literature, from the University of Belgrade, and Language, from the College of New Jersey. She is an experienced educational consultant and educator who has been … [Read More...]

027: Having Doubts About Bilingual System When Step-Kids Are Around

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026: How A Parent Can Stick To Speaking Heritage Language

Today's question came from a reader who speaks Arabic to her kids. She writes: My biggest problem is that I forget to speak my native language! I am so fluent in English, and surrounded by it so much all the time, that I keep slipping back into it without even noticing! The first year I did … [Read More...]

025: Late Bilingual Talker

In today's episode I am answering the question that came from our reader Carol. She writes: Hi, I have a 21 month old baby girl, and she says almost nothing. Some people say that she is late, but I want to think that is because she is hearing two languages. Is it normal that she isn't saying … [Read More...]

023: Ryan Cole | The Founder of Little Lexicon About Raising Two Sons With English and Czech

Ryan Cole is an American living in Prague, Czech Republic with his Czech wife and two American-Czech boys. He's the founder of the app, Little Lexicon. Little Lexicon is a website that lets your translate and share your bilingual toddler's vocabulary with friends and family. Ryan created the app … [Read More...]

024 : Jim Porter of Speekee on Finding The Right Language Teacher And Raising 2 Bilingual Kids In English And Spanish

Jim Porter is a British who lives in Spain with his wife and two bilingual children. He started teaching English in 1994 after he graduated from university in the UK. It was in 1998 when he founded a tuition agency named Talk Languages, connecting hundreds of language teachers in the London area … [Read More...]

Book Review | “Bilingual Life and Reality,” by François Grosjean

This is one of my favorite books about bilingualism. It's a relatively new book, published in 2010 by the Harvard University Press. The book is about two hundred and fifty pages long, and it's very easy to read. Much of the information in the book comes from academic studies, but the text is … [Read More...]

022: Tim Johnson On How Dual Language Books Can Help Learn A New Language

Today's guest is very interesting because it's the first time that we have an author of children's books. You might even have heard about the book - The Adventures of Bosley the Language Bear. The series of the cute bear and his adventures on the different languages. The author of this book is … [Read More...]

021: Michele Cherie | How Non-Native Speakers Can Raise Their Kids Bilingual

My guest in this podcast episode is Michele Cherie and she's the founder of Intentional Mama. She writes about making purposeful choices for culturally-rich, perfectly paced family life--with a French twist. Michele is a former French teacher who is now dedicated to raising her two children and … [Read More...]