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5 Ways To Support Your Child’s Language Learning At Home (And Ensure Success!)

The benefits of language learning are well documented, and with the rise of bilingual schools in the UK there are more opportunities than ever for children to learn languages from a young age. 528 more words

Bilingualism

Beginning With Hola

Previously, I blogged about wanting to practice a school-like routine before beginning our actual school work. My motivation was based on wanting to ease my sometimes-strong-willed child gently into the schooling to avoid complete resistance; Elizabeth does love learning, but needs to be pushed in a way that is gently encouraging yet firm at the same time in order to move ahead. 515 more words

Homeschooling

Applying Dutch Grammar to English Words

A few months ago, I wrote about my son’s First (Bilingual) Words. Right now, he combines words to make (very short) sentences, and with sentences come verbs. 234 more words

Reflections

14 Quirks About Americans I've Learned From Traveling

1. Americans are finicky.

We demand that things should be exactly to our liking. This is most apparent in ordering food and beverages. My German friend pointed this out in the Philippines when I asked a waitress for salad dressing on the side and no milk and sugar in my coffee. 745 more words

My Toddler's Bilingual Development

I have been recording (mostly on Facebook) my daughters’ bilingual development. The following conversation took place when she was 1 year and 11 months old. 367 more words

Language:Culture Expression & Identity

Practice For The Both Of Us

For the past couple of weeks, every day, Elizabeth has asked me if we are going to begin our school that day. I have finally finished reading through all of the curriculum, and have made a 4-week plan. 810 more words

Homeschooling

The Bilingual Zoo: New support forum for parents

I’ve written here before about Bilingual Monkeys, which is a great website full of information about raising bilingual children. There is a new spin-off from the website, … 101 more words

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