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Which difficulties can arise when raising bilingual children and how to deal with them?
What influences success or failure with raising bilingual children
Apr 26, 2021
A Field Report by a half-German Japanese: How my Parents Managed Bilingual Education
What is essential in maintaining the balance between both the local and non-local language? Julian Takeshi Ogata tells Polyglo how his family successfully tackled this topic.
Mar 26, 2021
"Speaking two or more languages causes a language delay." - myth or truth?
Mary-Pat O'Malley from TalkNua gives her research-based account for why you might not need to worry if your bilingual child will have a delayed language development.
Feb 19, 2021
Late talkers - Children who start speaking later than others
What it means to be a late talker and when to talk to a speech and language therapist
Mar 16, 2021
I am very worried because my child mixes languages. Is he confused?
Tetsu from AskTetsu explains how to best react if your toddler starts mixing languages.
Feb 19, 2021
5 Tips to Encourage the Use of a Minority Language
Taking preventive measures such as sticking to the minority language consistently, giving the child as much quality exposure as possible, having fun and being a proud and positive role model will minimize the chance of language rejection in multilingual children.
Feb 15, 2021
A few words of encouragement to parents, from a born and bred trilingual
Polyglo team member Leo Sakaguchi’s experience growing up successfully with three mother tongues
Jan 28, 2021
Language immersion for your kids right in the house
Tetsu Yung from AskTetsu shows how bringing in au pairs can be a great way to create an immersive environment at home.
Feb 4, 2021
My Bilingual Kids Were Formally Tested in Their Minority Language Ability for the First Time (And the Results Were Revealing)
Adam Beck, author, blog and forum founder, writes about his insights into the why and how of his children taking one of the most renowned English-tests in Japan
Jan 26, 2021
Learning or teaching a language without a local community
Is it possible to learn a language without living in the area where it's spoken? Jonty Yamisha from OptiLingo.coms shows how he achieved it.
Feb 5, 2021
Video games for young teens to practice Japanese
Playing games can be fun and highly motivating as well to keep up and improve language knowledge.
Feb 10, 2021
Raising Polyglot Kids: What If I'm Not Fluent?
Jonty Yamisha from OptiLingo shares how you can teach your kids a language that you're not completely proficient in.
Feb 10, 2021
Top 5 apps for children learning English
These are our favourite apps for learning the international language number one
Jan 25, 2021
Top 5 media sources for children's language learning
Our favourite content providers for raising bilingual kids - where to find inspiration
Feb 8, 2021
Growing up as a Third Culture Kid
Polyglo team member Mio Irving's experience growing up between Asia and Europe, and not having a one-answer "home"
Jan 25, 2021
How does growing up bilingual improve cognition?
Raising your children with more than one language will not only help their language skills - many advantages also exist for their cognitive development throughout life.
Feb 7, 2021

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