If your spouse's native language is different from yours, what language do you speak to each other and to your children? Do you want your children to be bilingual in both your and your spouse's native language?
We are a bilingual family. My daughters are fluent in my language and English. I speak to them most of the time in my native language and when we are all together we choose English. It is something I am very proud of because without too much effort on my side we raised two bilingual kids. They speak and read in both languages to a degree that nobody would be able to tell which one is their mother tongue. When we visited my family overseas, people had no idea they were raised in US.
by hockey8mn 5 years ago
When you travel, do you try and speak the native language?
by Jeff Berndt 7 years ago
Here's a question for all you bilingual or multi-lingual people out there:Has learning a second or third language changed the way you think about the world in general?I can speak a smattering of a couple languages other than my native one (not even close to fluency), and I've found it easier to...
by TrinityCat 6 years ago
I'm curious to find out how many people here dominate another language other than English. What drove you to learn it?
by Dr. N. Owen 7 years ago
Now-a-days a new concept is taking shape among academicians. Being a celibacy can fulfill your longterm goals or mission in life through self-actualization. How many of you are ready to celibate for a noble cause?
by Susan Reid 6 years ago
Which is the easiest foreign language to master and why?
by Misha 7 years ago
Not sure where such a request should go, but I think this is the best place to post it. Hope it does not violate HP policies - if it does, just delete it, please English is not my native language, but I work for American audience - so, I need a writer. I need a person for whom American is a native...
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