September 5, 2018
Recent research has shown the benefits of being bilingual. More and more parents are deciding to raise bilingual kids to give their children the advantage in life. For parents who speak multiple languages it can be quite simple, to each speak with the child in a diffe...
July 12, 2018
The New York Times
True bilingualism is a relatively rare and a beautiful thing, and by “true,” I mean speaking two languages with the proficiency of a native — something most of us will only dream of as we struggle with learning languages in school and beyond.
February 23, 2018
If you are raising a bilingual child and they are refusing to speak your language, (usually the minority language), there could be a variety of reasons. Of course they will be different for every family, depending on your circumstances.
December 14, 2017
Just because you speak to your child in your native language, it doesn’t mean that they will automatically start to speak it back especially when everyone else around them is speaking another language. Sure they might understand everything you have said, but speaking...
October 16, 2017
With half of the world’s population speaking two or more languages one has to wonder whether or not the ability to switch between languages has benefits for our cognitive capacity. A study published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology indicates that being b...
October 8, 2017
World Economic Forum
Research shows that early childhood is the best possible time to learn a second language. Children who experience two languages from birth typically become native speakers of both, while adults often struggle with second language learning and rarely attain native-like...
September 26, 2017
People who speak more than one language fluently will process maths differently when they switch between languages, a new study has found.
August 22, 2017
Corey Heller is counting down 10 key reasons why a child might will resist to speak another language.
July 14, 2017
This is an interesting Ted-Ed on how speaking multiple languages helps with problem-solving skills and multi-tasking.
June 8, 2017
Most people in the world speak more than one language, suggesting the human brain evolved to work in multiple tongues. If so, asks Gaia Vince, are those who speak only one language missing out?