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Child Bilingualism: A Bilingual Child’s Lexical and Phonological Features


Multilingualism is not a unique phenomenon in a multilingual nation such as the Philippines. In fact, this archipelagic tropical country speaks more than 170 languages and dialects (Yap, 2008). 1,259 more words

Egan: How the feds poisoned the well of official bilingualism

On Sept. 9, Canada’s Official Languages Act turns 45.

Expect no candles, no cake: 1969 is a foreign country, never to be visited again.

The idea of an officially bilingual city of Ottawa is an idea that was born in that era, only to slip into a coma from which it sometimes wakes. 734 more words

Local News

Summer Skool Wiv Dad #6

The last in the series about how we have tried to fill up young Cousin Spike Jnr‘s 92 days off school over our long hot summer. 186 more words


El escritor bilingüe: ciudadano de dos mundos? Traidor a dos lenguas? / The bilingual writer: Citizen of two worlds? Traitor to two languages?

English version

The time has come to discuss the bilingual creative writer… Still a rarity, a hybrid being who lives between two worlds, geographies and languages. 1,362 more words

Creative Writing

Clinging on to Bilingualism: "I'm wijzing at the blue auto"

I’ve had to face facts. The kids are barely scraping by with their Dutch. As their only source of input, and an inconsistent one at that, I provide pitiful motivation for speaking Dutch, as I respond just as well to demands for juice in English. 905 more words

The Boy

Letter: Ottawa will be officially bilingual

Re: Eight reasons Ottawa should be officially bilingual, Aug. 16.

Sooner or later, Ottawa will become officially bilingual because it is the capital city of a bilingual country. 394 more words


Back to School: Español

So here’s the third in our series of recommendations for the Back To School season. This time we’re showcasing our beautiful Spanish books. All are available at… 455 more words