Book review: 7 Steps to Raising a Bilingual Child by Naomi Stainer

“When it comes to bilingualism, something is always better than nothing.” (p. 127) I like reading books on bilingualism; they provide me with inspiration and motivation when it comes to raising my own children bilingually. This book reminded me that bilingualism doesn’t just happen, it requires parents and family to...

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Important questions about children’s bilingualism

With globalisation and the ease of travel, more often than ever people find themselves living abroad and living a multilingual and multicultural life. That is why raising my daughter bilingually was more a natural consequence of my life trajectory than a thought-through process. I read some guidebooks on bilingualism to have...

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Interview with Christina Andersen on bilingualism

Hello Christina, shall we start with a short introduction? Can you say a few words about yourself? My name is Christina and I am Danish. I lived in Denmark for the first 21 years of my life but I’d always felt drawn to England. I moved to the UK with...

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