How come your child responds in Spanish?º

“How come your child responds in Spanish?” Substitute the word  “Spanish” for whichever language you speak at home, and voilà, I am sure you will have heard that many times from bilingual families whose children refuse to speak the language of  their bilingual father/mother. This is exactly what a dad with a Spanish wife and a child who, although seemed to understand Spanish, was                         unable/refused to speak it. asked my husband this summer. [Read more...]

Summer language immersion

Summer is the ideal time for language immersion in our family, not because some mystic powers transferred though the energy of the solar energy, but because it’s usually when we have the longest holidays. [Read more...]