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As a linguist with bilingual children, I’m always following my children around with a notebook writing down as many of the amazing things they say as I can. And even though I know all the academic information about language acquisition and bilingual development etc, I never cease to be enthralled by watching these things actually unfold before my eyes.
I hear some crazy stuff in my line of work. Luckily, science comes to the rescue with the cold hard facts on childhood bilingualism. Hold on tight and prepare to prove someone wrong at your next dinner party!
I have always believed in the power of story-telling. Stories speak to us in a way that lessons, lectures and textbooks cannot. It is for this reason that a regular segment on my blog is true stories from the lives of real families who are really raising their children bilingually right now, as you read this.
What exactly does a bilingualism consultant do? And how can that help me raise bilingual children? Are consultations language classes? Keep reading...
Just this year, my six year-old daughter cracked her first bilingual joke. By which I mean, she had to draw upon her knowledge of both her languages and find the humour hidden in their similarities and differences. Genius!