Language Assessments for Bilingual and Multilingual Children

Parents of multilingual children worry the most if their children will be able to keep up with all the languages and have a sufficient knowledge, proficiency, academically speaking, once they go to school. Schools do regular language and literacy assessments and even international schools tend to assess the school language only or at least also the dominant language – […]

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Language preference among bilingual siblings

©Ute Limacher-Riebold 2010 We can find many studies about how to raise “a” or “one” bilingual child, but what happens when you have more than one child (and maybe twins)? Will it be possible to keep the initial bilingual situation within the family? Do children influence the language dynamic in the family? Do all the […]

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