"The lives of many families involve contact with more than one language and culture on a daily basis. Growing Up with Languages is aimed at the many parents and professionals who feel uncertain about the best way to go about helping children gain maximum benefit from the situation." "This guide is illustrated by glimpses of life from interviews with fifty families from all around the world. The trials and rewards of life with two languages and cultures are discussed in detail, and followed by practical advice on how to support the child's linguistic development."--BOOK JACKET.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -155) and index.
1. Families with two languages
2. Expecting a child in a bilingual home
3. The family language system
4. Language development
5. The child with two languages
6. Practical parenting in a bilingual home
7. Competence in two cultures
8. Problems you may encounter
9. The way ahead
App. A. Organising a workshop on raising children with two languages
App. B. Ways to support a child's development in two languages
App. C. Documenting a child's linguistic development
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