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Here you will find videos with the newest findings, tips and tricks on how to raise multilingual kids successfully. Check out the next section, there are my most recent videos. Please feel free to leave a comment or question under my YouTube videos.
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Being a Perfect Multilingual | Does Your Child Need to Be Perfect in Every Language
What people are saying...
Are you thinking about raising your child multilingual? If you feel a bit lost, confused, anxious and don´t have a strategy yet, you need to ask yourself 12 crucial questions. Download my freebie “Brainstorm to Get Started”.
Maybe you are already beginning your multilingual family´s journey and you have a baby or two or some toddlers running around the house. In that case, you might need to download my free “Language-Skill-Booster”. A useful tool that will push forward your multilingual baby or toddler´s language development.
It could also be that you are almost an expert and have kids between 5-12. You are experienced because you have lived as a multilingual family for several years. Nevertheless, you might be asking yourself: “Have I supported my multilingual child well enough? Did I miss anything?” If you wonder and want to analyze your current status, download the free test “How well are you supporting your multilingual child” and figure it out.
“Thank you so much for your videos. I get a lot of encouragement from you. It makes a big difference knowing I’m not the only father teaching his children 4 languages.”
– Hemangini (Barcelona, Spain) –
“Thank you, Andrea for sharing your experience. It is insightful and encouraging!”
– Pilar (Houston, USA) –
“I enjoy watching your videos! Coming from a professional language teacher AND a multilingual parent, your videos are always helpful and very relatable – thank you for sharing your unique experiences and so many useful tips on how to raise multilingual kids.”
– Taitiana Kozlova (Rome, Italy) –
“Ever since I found your channel, all your videos have encouraged me to stick to my plan of raising a trilingual child.”
– Tomoko (Sacramento, USA) –
“I appreciate your work and dedication. Thanks for the info you share, it’s been so helpful. More content like yours should be made.”
– Zoe Mai (Sao Paulo, Brazil) –
“I absolutely love your videos and related content. You are a lifesaver. Your content has helped me solve a lot of issues that arise while raising children in multilingual families.”
– Juan (Bordeaux, France) –
“Since I discovered the channel of Multilingual Family, I´m glad every time I receive an email with a new video, since I always find something helpful and practical in them.”
– George Tastard (Bangalore, India) –
“Andrea explains the concepts in a very easy way, which helps us to understand better the different strategies to raise bilingual (or even trilingual), even when our first child is not born yet.”
– Julio (Dallas, USA) –
“You helped us decide the best strategy to raise our multilingual daughter and you are creating fantastic material to ease the development of multilingual kids. We are lucky to have found your website!”
– Patricia (Ljubljana, Slovenia) –
In case you are interested in knowing who is behind Multilingual Family, scroll a bit down and let me introduce myself very quickly.
Who I am. what I do.
My name is Andrea Breitenmoser and I am a primary teacher specialized in languages. I grew up multilingual and now my husband and I are raising our children multilingual as well. We live in Switzerland, and our families are spread across the world.
Games and activities
Give your children some quality time by playing good old fashioned board games! By doing so, not only will you build the foundation for a solid relationship but you will also support their language development greatly. The games are specially designed for multilingual families and easy to play in any language. Adjust the vocabulary to your necessities. Stay posted because new games are coming soon!