Q&A: How can a monolingual professional offer Speech and Language Therapy for a bilingual child?

Q&A: How can a monolingual professional offer Speech and Language Therapy for a bilingual child?

  Question Hello, I am a Speech Language Pathologist in a school setting. I evaluated a 2 year 10 month old child who is a dual language learner. Dad speaks native language and English. Mom speaks native language and is just now learning English. Dad is concerned...

Q&A: How to add English as a third language for a 1-year-old?

Q&A: How to add English as a third language for a 1-year-old?

Question Dear coaches, Thank you for the great website and taking time to help parents. Reading your answers to others' questions gave me some general ideas about my concerns but still I have some topics in mind to ask you. So first I give a summary of our situation....

Q&A: How to pass on two heritage languages and an additional language to your children

Q&A: How to pass on two heritage languages and an additional language to your children

  Question Hello!  My name is Caroline and I am a native English speaker who has since become nearly fluent in Spanish. My husband is a native Korean speaker who speaks English as his second language. I have been studying Korean and am at an intermediate level....

Q&A: How to help a 7-year-old improve her spoken language skills?

Q&A: How to help a 7-year-old improve her spoken language skills?

  Question Hi, My 7-year-old was born in Switzerland, but her father and I speak English at home. She has had some exposure to German since birth. She watches tv in German 5 days a week, attended two years of kindergarten and her first year of school in German,...

Q&A: How to start speaking your native language after years of using the majority language with your child?

Q&A: How to start speaking your native language after years of using the majority language with your child?

  Question Hello I'm very glad to find this website. I have three years old daughter. Our language is Urdu but we start communicating with our daughter in English. In start it was okay but now we are feeling difficulty to explain things to her in English as she...