20 interesting facts about Spanish

20 interesting facts about Spanish

Spanish is a beautiful language. If that’s not enough reason to learn it, Spanish is also the second most common language spoken in the US! But there are dozens of facts the average person doesn’t know about this increasingly popular language. For example,...
3 Key Do’s and Don’ts for Children Learning a Foreign Language

3 Key Do’s and Don’ts for Children Learning a Foreign Language

  Alex and Jonny, co-founders of One Third Stories, had very different experiences of foreign languages growing up. Today we invited them to they give us their (slightly sarcastic) perspective on learning languages at home. Alex & Jonny – Happy and unhappy...
What I Learned Creating Content in Two Languages

What I Learned Creating Content in Two Languages

We asked fellow app developer, Kristin Harris, to share her experience with developing an app for a bilingual audience. When I finished high school, I had completed a total of over ten years of language study in three languages. I started studying French in 7th grade...
5 Fun Activities for Learning a Language Together With Your Child

5 Fun Activities for Learning a Language Together With Your Child

Are you looking for fun and easy ways to incorporate language-learning time into your daily routine with your child? The following five activities will seamlessly integrate practice time in your target language in your and your child’s life — before you...
Tips for Raising Bilingual Children for Busy Parents

Tips for Raising Bilingual Children for Busy Parents

I am a mom who works full time, so time, especially with my son, is precious. Almost every minute spent away from my family and work is spent doing or thinking about things that are necessary for our household so that I can focus solely on quality time with my son...
Learning Chinese with Children’s Songs in Cantonese & Mandarin

Learning Chinese with Children’s Songs in Cantonese & Mandarin

About a month ago, I stumbled onto this article on InCulture Parent, written by Fiona Falcone. Fiona was a new mom and determined to teach her son Cantonese despite the fact that she had forgotten much of what she had learned as a child. (Wait, did I just find my...