Don’t let life get on the way of your bilingual journey

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    As the school year progresses, slowly the target or minority languages starts lagging behind. It’s not uncommon for children who are very enthusiastic and speaking or answering to the target language in September to gradually replace that with the majority language. That was certainly the case for us last year. After Easter, we descended into a spiral of …

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9 sources of minority language reading resources

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When the target language is perceived as low value (for a number of reasons such as there being a small community of that minority language in one’s country of residence) it can be hard to find resources in that target language. 6 suggestions of how to source reading material in the minority language Ask friends and family to send books. …