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In every multilingual family, members speak different languages and bring a rich tapestry of cultures and traditions into the home.
However positive, enriching and exciting this sounds, we also face unique challenges related to what can be termed the “language divide.”
Beyond simply knowing two or more languages and dialects (or sign languages), being bilingual* offers a wide range of cognitive, cultural, and future benefits that make it a skill worth cultivatingContinue reading
I recently held a 3 days in-person training about “Language Consulting for Multilingual Families” for a team of experts from Iceland that supports newly arrived families and multilingual families in general. Iceland being a very language-friendly and welcoming country, the amazing support system for foreigners tends to create a unique situation where the local language […]Continue reading
Living abroad is a great opportunity to learn and immerse ourselves in a new culture and language! For those who do this for a few years, this can be a refreshing and inspiring experience. It allows them to discover new facets of their own culture and language. When we live abroad for a longer period […]Continue reading