Managing Language Exposure With My Multilingual Kids

Managing Language Exposure With My Multilingual Kids

Having been raised monolingual, I know what it is like to learn a second language as an adult. It was a lot harder than I thought it would be, and although I am quite fluent, I don’t consider myself perfectly bilingual. Teaching English to children for many years, I...
How to Maximize Language Exposure at Home

How to Maximize Language Exposure at Home

This week we asked our FAVORITE bilingual family podcaster, Marianna du Bosq, to share with us how she was able to maximize her daughter’s exposure to English and Spanish while living in Germany. These strategies apply to any and all parents looking to keep...
Lessons from a Trilingual Immersion School

Lessons from a Trilingual Immersion School

Virginie Durand is originally from Touraine, a region in the Loire Valley in France. She graduated from University Francois Rabelais Tours majoring in Modern Humanities and Russian language and followed with Khagne and Hypokhagne courses in humanities and Russian. In...
Multilingual Code Switching

Multilingual Code Switching

Baby J has recently learned a new skill – code switching! Ok, fine… it’s not really a skill so much as a natural byproduct of being raised multilingual. Let me step back a second and explain code switching. Code switching is the act of switching languages...
Raising Baby J Trilingual

Raising Baby J Trilingual

Those of you that have peeked at our family language diagrams on the Meet Team Gus page, will notice that my wife and I are raising Baby J trilingual – English, German, and Hebrew. This is not an easy task in our situation. But before we get to that, let’s...
How to use Language Learning Videos for Kids

How to use Language Learning Videos for Kids

Audrey Misiano teaches French and Spanish using AIM Language Learning to 7th and 8th grade students in Central New York. She has a BA in French Language and a Masters in French Literature, and was a Fulbright Scholar teacher at the Université Libre de Bruxelles where...