Educational / Language learning / learning / spanish

Respond to survey request for new classes and imersive Spanish weekend school

Dear All, After the Christmas germs subsided I am getting organised, looking at locations and planning, I do listen to all your feedback. New locations> I would appreciate your time to address some requests for new classes in new locations and different times. I have been listening! Vote for new class times In order … Continue reading

being non native speaker / Bilingualism / Blog / Family learning / monolingualism can be cured / monolinguals / spanish / Toddlers

Myths in bilingualism, raising our kids to speak another language

Myths in raising bilingual kids 1. A non native parent can’t raise a bilingual in another language to her native one 2. Just using CDs and foreign language tv will raise a bilingual child. 3. Bilingualism will make my child slower and not everyone can be bilingual 4. The child will be confused and should … Continue reading

being non native speaker / Bilingualism / Blog / Family learning / learning / monolinguals / spanish

What am I grateful for…(as a bilingual family?)

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and though we are not American, it is a great idea to delve into the spirit of gratitude and look back over our Bilingual journey. First of all, I must be thankful for a very patient monolingual husband and father who at times has no idea what I am telling the … Continue reading

being non native speaker / Bilingualism / Blog / Family learning / Language learning / learning / monolinguals / spanish / Toddlers

My family journey into Spanish so far..

As every parent knows we sometimes have the best of intentions but they are not always met with total enthusiasm. Wednesdays are spanish days in our house. I try to limit English and the kids go to various Spanish groups or have a tutor. This week I tried to get my eldest to attend a … Continue reading

Family learning / learning / spanish / Toddlers

Halloween in se23

Come along on Monday for our last Biling├╝ebabies session prior to maternity leave. Our Halloween fiesta. Don’t forget to dress up and hopefully we will take pictures. Hoping to blog whilst I’m off about various things related to culture, languages and bilingualism Babies 0930 and toddlers 1030 at St Hilda’s church, Brockley Road. Have you … Continue reading

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Holiday sessions, Amazonian fun at the Horniman

Fun family sessions at the Horniman museum for their Spanish bilingual amazon exhibition ‘Vicious fishes and other riches’ We will be bringing songs, games and crafts to teach families Spanish and learn about Amazon creatures along the way! Suitable for the whole families, see the Horniman website for more details… Friday 12th April 11.00 … Continue reading