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Avoiding Native Language Shame
Sadly, we live in a world steeped heavily in misunderstandings. Despite being increasingly globalized, there are still many barriers language-learners
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Prepare for Code-Switching
Code-switching is common. This is when a multilingual child uses multiple languages while communicating in a specific instance (use two
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Know What to Expect
There are only so many hours in a day, and learning multiple languages at once can have some drawbacks at
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Know Which Languages to Focus On
Which languages do you choose to expose your children to? When making this decision, you need to take ethnic heritage,
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Establishing a Positive Language Learning Environment
Tetsu also knows that language-learning is as much a mindset as it is about exposure. Instead of pushing language on
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The Use of Native Speakers
Another aspect of Tetsu’s effectiveness relies on his use of native speakers. Between trips back to Japan and Taiwan for
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The Critical Period Hypothesis
Tetsu knows first hand that children have the advantage when it comes to language-learning in that they have plenty of
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True Immersion
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One Person, One Language (OPOL)
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Contextual Language Acquisition Philosophy (CLAP)
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