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Why playgroups and playdates are worth it

pastel_de_nata76 Bilingualism 2 Comments

  Creating the need to speak the target language and providing exposure to various sources are central to language development in bilingual children. It’s not so hard to find Spanish, Polish and French playgroups or language classes in large cities like London. But what about other languages? Joining, or starting a minority language playgroup, or even just a social meet …

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Ok, so by now you know everything you need to know about who I am, my family and our predicament. I’ve got a new found resolve. Yay, fantastic! However… the last thing I want is to alienate my children and risk having our special bond broken, or having them hate all things Portuguese by introducing it into their lives so …