“You’re wobbling the table all the time! This is what my bilingual son said to his sister when they were playing a board game sat together at a small table and big sister was apparently...

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One language at school and another language at home. This is the reality for most bilingual children here in the Netherlands and in many countries around the world. Bilingual children often use the school language...

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Many children in the world grow up with three languages. For example, because their parents both speak a different language and they learn a third language at school. Or because they speak one language at...

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“Help! My child doesn’t speak my language back to me!” This is one of the most frequently heard concerns from parents raising their children bilingually. You really try your best, consistently speaking your language to...

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Children growing up in the same bilingual family can differ in how well they speak their two (or more) languages. Sometimes siblings in bilingual families differ in how much they use their two (or more)...

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Many bilingual families across the world find themselves in lockdown. And as a result, schools are closed and children are having to be taught online and/or by their parents. What would have been unheard of...

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For many bilingual families, mixing languages is quite normal. Children may start a sentence in one language and end it with the other. They sometimes throw in words from the other language in what is...

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Potty-training, teething, learning to ride a bike: some children are quick to reach each of these milestones, whereas others are much slower. The differences between children can be huge, and such differences also exist when...

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Are you looking for a book about bilingual children to give to someone in the holidays? Or perhaps you just fancy a new book to read for yourself. Then this special episode of Kletsheads is...

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Bilingual children grow up in many different circumstances. In some families each parent speaks his or her own native language with their child.  So, for example, Mum speaks Italian and Dad English. This is what’s generally...

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