how to stock up on books when abroad

How to stock up on resources when abroad

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  Visiting the home country on holiday, or another country where the minority language is spoken, is a great opportunity to stock up on resources. Below are a few tips on what to look for when stocking up on resources in the minority language when abroad, whatever your target language. Books galore Books are by far the most important resource. …

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Quick tip to captivate bilingual children towards target language resources – Tip #1: pick characters they like

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As mentioned in a previous post, it’s really hard to compete with the amazing offer of books written in English here in the UK. The variety and quality is absolutely spectacular. Here I share a quick tip to captivate bilingual children towards target language resources. When we last visited back home, I was determined to stock up on books in …

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Reading – one of the best things you can do for your child

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If you have consumed any baby-related books, websites, reports, blogs, or other media, you’ll already know that reading to your child as early, as often, and as many books as possible is highly recommended and a key to language development, amongst other benefits. Makes sense, doesn’t it? It’s exactly the same principle to develop the minority language. But how many …