I am reposting series of blog posts on different methods of raising bilingual children when you are not within a bilingual community of practice. In this first post, I tackle the issue of why the OPOL method does not always “work” to produce fluent bilinguals. 870 more words
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This article, written by a LEX member in Japan, appears in the book Anyone Can Speak 7 Languages.
He hadn’t seen grandpa in a while, but immediately my middle son began earnestly telling him, “Eefeater buto, bap, baguys, dat!” Seeing grandpa’s puzzled look, my eldest son explained, “Beefighter kabuto went zap and killed the bad guys, just like that!” “TV,” I added. 290 more words
This month at our school in communications with parents we are focusing on literacy development. I would like to share some memories, ideas and thoughts on literacy development for the prereader. 714 more words
It is recognised that children with Speech and Language Impairment (SLI) form a diverse group with varying degrees of language deficits (Archibald & Gathercole, 2006). 217 more words