New school, new routine, new language

Many families start a new routine, a new school, a new language… End of August and beginning of September means a new beginning for many families and children in the northern hemisphere. Many internationals arrive during the holidays, some only a few days before school starts and it can be quite disorienting for the family […]

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Some thoughts about fluency in language

What does it mean to be “fluent” in a language? What is fluency? There are many different definitions of fluency, so for example it can be “the property of a person or of a system that delivers information quickly and with expertise”, or “the smoothness or flow with which sounds, syllables, words and phrases are […]

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