Did you know?
Living with more than one language can be very rewarding. This is especially true for families who have moved countries. It helps them to balance maintaining old ways of life with the new.
Over the previous decades, the globe has been changing at a fast pace. Not so long ago, if you wanted to communicate with a friend on the other side of the globe, you would send a letter and it could take weeks to arrive!
All children learn how to speak little by little and in a similar way. However, bilingual children have to learn two languages at the same time.
Observe and reflect
If we ask children to make drawings about themselves and their languages, we can start to see how complex issues of multilingualism are.