☝️ You should read this if you want your children to speak your native language and you live in a place and with a partner of a different majority language

Living in an area of London where there are plenty of multicultural families, and having children of nursery and school age, I see how families succeed and fail to different degrees in achieving multilingualism.

In this article I introduce 7 common patterns I’ve seen when things start going south. …

Can the heritage language be reinforced with TV?

Being in a trilingual environment (Spanish and Russian indoors and English outdoors), there’s always the question of what language they kids should watch the cartoons.

(I’m skipping the debate on whether kids should watch cartoons at all. Let’s assume they’re going to watch them. …

Alberto Faci

Software Engineer | talks about software, multilingual children

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