Growing Up with Languages : Reflections on Multilingual Childhoods, Hardback Book

Growing Up with Languages : Reflections on Multilingual Childhoods Hardback

Part of the Parents' and Teachers' Guides series


A unique new insight into multilingual families, this book views multilingual childhoods from the point of the child and is based on over 50 interviews with adults who grew up in multilingual settings.

The book charts their recollections of their childhoods and includes many different types of families, discusses many of the common issues that arise in multilingual families, and draws examples from all over the world.

The book fills a significant gap in the literature and resources available to multilingual parents.

It was researched and written by a self-help group of multilingual parents and thus the book remains very practical and gives clear and realistic advice to multilingual parents facing choices or dilemmas.

However, because of its unique viewpoint, this book also includes much new material that will be of interest to researchers and students of bilingualism.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Bilingualism & multilingualism
  • ISBN: 9781847697158



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