We asked trilingual children and their mums to talk to us in all the languages they can speak. In this video, you can see how the children switch from one language to another, depending on what they hear.
Perhaps you’ve heard of the OPOL (One Person One Language) method where each of the parents speaks with the children their heritage language. This approach is commonly used with multilingual families.
Imagine what a child can do in life if they can speak two or more languages? Be an international pilot? a foreign correspondent? work for the United Nations? work as an international sales manager? become a diplomat? become the CEO of a corporation based in Germany, China, or Poland? Why not?
In this interview, a mum of multilingual children who learn English, Polish, and Italian at the same time shares her experience in raising multilingual children.
With the transgender artist Waritsara Yui Karlberg from Bournemouth, UK, we talk about her music, diverse background, and being transgender in the UK.
Born in Sweden, she moved to England at the age of 7 as a speaker of Swedish and Thai only. The founder of the indie-pop trio Ethereal & The Elevated, Yui has lived as a man until she was 31 and today, she inspires others to follow their dreams.
Maximilian Ziegfried de Kment was born in Venezuela and arrived in England at the age of seven, speaking Spanish only. An inspiring story of a successful businessman who built his career based on determination, and his pride of being different.
A former professional rugby player and now, the owner of the estate agents Saxe Coburg and Lovett International in Dorset reveals his secrets in the World of Love campaign to introduce inspiring members of our diverse society.
Anna Hamilton is Polish who lives in Dorset, UK with her British husband and their four children who can fluently speak English, Polish, and Spanish. As part of the World of Love campaign, she shares her best tips and practical advice on how to raise bilingual and multilingual kids.
World of Love is a campaign to recognise the contributions made by the members of our culturally and linguistically diverse society and to introduce inspiring people from all paths of life from all over the world.
Everyone can be an inspiration: a community leader and a child who speaks two or more languages, an art creator who brings joy and hope to others and a company who sees diversity as a business opportunity. Regular people together with experts in medicine, business and sports personalities, artists alongside other professionals and experts will share their passion, knowledge, and skills to help us understand the different aspects of the diversity of the world.
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