Raising multilingual kids

Are you raising multilingual kids? Great, I’d love to hear about your approach.Which strategy do you follow? Plurilingualism is definitely my approach. Read this article in the Guardian: ‘We speak whatever language gets the job done’ <– This is what works for me, whether it’ll be successful …. we’ll just have to wait and see.Continue reading “Raising multilingual kids”

A downside of being multilingual?

I am grateful to have been brought up multicultural. I immensely cherish this part of my upbringing and would feel less the person I am for the the lack of it. But, are there downsides to being multilingual..? Six years ago in Cambridge, being surrounded by people from all over the world, made me reflectContinue reading “A downside of being multilingual?”

Bilingualism, is it tough?

One of the aspects of my upbringing that I deeply cherish is my multicultural and bilingual background. This is something I want to pass on to my own child. I know what are the advantages, and maybe also some of the slight disadvantages of being bilingual, but after my son was born I wondered whether itContinue reading “Bilingualism, is it tough?”