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Dos and don'ts for bringing up bilingual kids

Joshua Melvin · 20 May 2014, 19:15

Published: 20 May 2014 19:15 GMT+02:00

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For Anglo parents in France, weighing up how to teach their kids both languages can be a daunting thought.

The task can be made harder by the fact that deciding how to go about it can be clouded by myths that are in need of debunking, unrealistic expectations and natural reflexes that are not always the most helpful.

To make it easier for you, The Local got answers from Troy Titterington, a language learning expert at the American School of Paris who has been working in the field for 20 years.

In the following 12 slides he breaks down the dos and don’ts of raising a child to be bilingual. Click on the link below.

The dos and the don'ts of raising bilingual children

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