By Virginie Raguenaud
Changing into bilingual is one thing-staying bilingual is one other. Bilingual young children have social, cultural and fiscal possibilities to be had to them that will rather be out of achieve. for plenty of households, talking a minimum of one language except English at house is already a given-more than fifty one million humans within the U.S. by myself reside in multilingual houses. yet what approximately while bilingual young ones visit English-speaking colleges and are anticipated to thrive in a essentially monolingual English-speaking neighborhood? How do households preserve a stability and aid their teenagers to develop and boost in additional than one language? In Bilingual via selection, Virginie Raguenaud publications mom and dad on the best way to introduce a moment language to their young children. She additionally offers insights, assets, and actions for elevating kids that may pass directly to turn into bilingual adults. This publication is the 1st of its style to deal with bilingualism from the cradle to youth. Raguenaud makes use of functional concepts and methods for any family members or teacher to make sure that youngsters remain engaged and lively in each language to be had to them. through the use of creativity, consistency and dedication within the lecture room (as good because the dwelling room), educating kids a moment language might be enjoyable in addition to important.
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Through his extensive and revealing questionnaires, Abu-Rayya concluded that adolescents who are active in their families’ cultural traditions, have a clear way to identify themselves, and show pride in their heritage are happier and have a healthier sense of self. (12) The second part of Romano’s strategy involves helping our children fully participate in both their cultures.
It sends a strong message of language pride to the children. Even if the community is not receptive, parents are expressing their personal enthusiasm for the language and its importance in the context of their family. In cities like New York, Miami, and Chicago, bilingual families might not question whether to use their native language in the company of others, mostly because of the large mix of ethnic and linguistic groups who have made a home there. In smaller towns, however, it is still uncommon to hear a foreign language spoken on the streets.
She writes, “[I] would come in and I’d start telling her about my day at school, and she’d completely ignore me, as if I wasn’t there. My mother and my father both spoke English, but my mother insisted that we speak Spanish at home. So immediately I would have to switch. I’d walk in the door, and I’d immediately go into Spanish. I’d walk back out the door, and immediately go into English. And that’s how most of us become bilingual. . ” (3) The first few years at home, before preschool or kindergarten starts, is the best time to give your child a solid foundation in your native language.
Bilingual By Choice: Raising Kids in Two by Virginie Raguenaud