Q&A: How to introduce English to a toddler in an environment with limited language resources?

Q&A: How to introduce English to a toddler in an environment with limited language resources?

  Question Dear Coaches I can't say how grateful I am to you because of this wonderful website! I and my wife have an 18-month-old daughter. We are both Iranian from North West region in which Azeri (a dialect of Turkish language) is the dominant spoken language....

Q&A: How strict should OPOL-parents be with their languages when speaking to a small child?

Q&A: How strict should OPOL-parents be with their languages when speaking to a small child?

Question Good day, Thank you for the good advice on multilingual parenting. I am Dutch and married to a Jordanian (Arabic-speaking). We talk English amongst each other but try to stick with our mother tongues (Dutch and Arabic) when talking to our 15-month-old son. He...

Q&A: How to juggle several languages in the home – what if you move?

Q&A: How to juggle several languages in the home – what if you move?

  Question Hello, congratulations for the excellent website! It's great to hear about the experiences of other multilingual families and be able to get advice from a Family Language Coach, as it is often difficult to decide how to handle this subject. I would...