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The lives of many families involve contact with more than one language and
culture on a daily basis. Growing Up with Two Languages is aimed at the
many parents and professionals who feel uncertain about the best way to go
about helping children gain maximum benefit from the multilingual situation.
This best-selling guide is illustrated by glimpses of life from interviews with
fifty families from all around the world. The trials and rewards of life with two
languages and cultures are discussed in detail, and followed by practical
advice on how to support the child’s linguistic development.
Features of this third edition include:
*a dedicated website with new and updated Internet resources:
*a new chapter giving the perspective of adults who have themselves grown
up with more than one language
*a new chapter presenting research into bilingual language acquisition with
information about further reading
*new and updated first-hand advice and examples throughout.