Bilingual Avenue is a podcast created for parents raising bilingual children and educators teaching dual language learners. The Bilingual Avenue podcast is a guide on what to do, how to do it and what to expect when working with multilingual children. Tune in for insightful interviews with experts and parents as they share best practices, failures, obstacles and inspiration to guide your journey with bilingual children. If you are looking for resources, strategies and actionable tips, Bilingual Avenue is for you!
What NOT to do when raising a bilingual child
We spend a lot of time talking about the things we should do and should try with our bilingual kids to help them on their language journey. But have you given some thought to the things that you should not do? I am going to share the one thing I NEVER want you to do with your bilingual kids. I never want you to bribe your bilingual kids to speak the target language.
Is my Bilingual Child Confused?
No, your bilingual child is not confused! In this episode, we'll cover common misconceptions about bilingualism and "confusion." We'll break down what it means to "code switch" and what it menas to "borrow" from another language. This episode will put your mind at ease, it's a good, tune in!
The Benefits of Talking to your Bilingual Children
Teaching Bilingual Kids Literacy
On this episode, I share how you can bring literacy in your target language to your home for your kids! We talk about how to plan, how to create routines and how to make time in the day.
172: My Best Games for Bilingual Kids!
On this episode, I share my best and favorite games for teaching bilingual kids vocabulary and grammar. They are fun, engaging and easy to find wherever you are in the world!
171: Creating a Need for a Bilingual Child
On this episode of Bilingual Avenue, we talk strategically about how bilingual parents can create a need to use a language. This is part 3 of a series on how to get your kids to speak more of your target language.
Perfect for multilingual families
This podcast is a treasure trove of information, advice, and inspiration for raising a multilingual family. Highly recommended!
This podcast is largely responsible for pushing me to make our household bilingual. Whenever I find myself struggling, this podcast gives me new inspiration. Thank you Marianna!
Marianna is a natural. She's so confident and fun, and a good interviewer. I appreciate her simple tips and straightforward, professional approach. There are so many episodes to choose from, I'm going to be listening for a long time!