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Category: Age: toddlers

How to keep the minority language?

In Brussels you can probably find any language you want. It is crazy when instead of greeting serving personnel asks „Nederlands? English? Francais?“ In case our native language is not one of these, how do we keep it and make sure that our children know this language very well? I will call this language the minority language – language which is different from the main environment’s language. After reading a book* on this, I think I understand the main principles. The main main principles are actually two: Exposure. The basics… Read more How to keep the minority language?