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Raising multilingual children

Author: Julia Festman; Gregory J Poarch; Jean-Marc Dewaele
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Blue Ridge Summit, PA : Multilingual Matters, [2017]
Series: Parents' and teachers' guides, no. 23.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Raising a multilingual family can be both confusing and fulfilling. The authors, all multilingual parents and researchers on multilingualism, aim to provide advice and inspiration for multilingual  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Festman; Gregory J Poarch; Jean-Marc Dewaele
ISBN: 9781783097579 1783097574 9781783097562 1783097566
OCLC Number: 961813512
Description: viii, 109 pages : illustrations, forms ; 21 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Ten good reasons for raising a child with more than one language before entering school --
The stories of our multilingual children. Livia: a multilingual journey ; The story of Aya & Noam ; The story of Loïc --
Some background information on learning methods, language policies, and suggestions to ensure an early successful multilingual acquisition --
Developing a good languag policy for the multilingual family --
How to foster a multilingual home and how to deal with various concerns about multilingualism --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Parents' and teachers' guides, no. 23.
Responsibility: Julia Festman, Gregory J. Poarch and Jean-Marc Dewaele.

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