Tag Archives: Russian

Using ASL to Learn a Foreign Language

  I’m the kind of person who likes to try new things. Every now and then an opportunity comes up and I can’t resist the urge. Right now, I have a student of mine who happens to also be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL). I’ve been teaching her Russian for a while now, and […]

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When my bilingual toddler yells “Die papa!” I give him what he wants: Challenges with multi-lingual children.

Raising a multilingual child has often been given a bad rap.  We have had people ask us if we are stunting their development.  This came up as our second child didn’t start speaking until he was almost two, and only then with very intentional coaching by me (I will post on that later).  We also had […]

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Abbyy Lingvo, the best dictionary ever!

Ok, maybe you aren’t like my wife and read the dictionary for fun, but if you are serious about language learning, one tool that I literally never leave home without is Abbyy Lingvo.  They have a variety of products available (see their website here), and the best dictionary app I have ever used, hands down.  […]

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