Learning Spanish on a budget, a parent’s approach

lets-play-bingo-1-602195-mNowadays, most people realise the importance of knowing  how to speak a foreign language, and consequently they want their children to have this great gift as well. However, not everybody does speak a foreign language as an adult, are these monolinguals doomed, then, to have monolingual children? [Read more...]

Multilingual Childhoods

We are entering the fourth year of our multilingual adventure. With my eldest daughter soon to be four, we have got to that stage where we can relax a bit about language learning. She is already speaking fluently in two languages, English and Spanish, and doesn’t seem to resent it or even think it’s weird. I suppose it has also something to do with the fact that most of her friends are also bilingual or multilingual. We are also feeling increasingly confident about her third language, French. She understands it perfectly and she has started speaking bait to me and to my French friends. [Read more...]