32 episodes

¡Bienvenidos! This is Entre Dos Podcast, where moms Paula and Monika share their quest to raise bilingual kids and, along the way, talk to educators, experts, linguists and regular parents. "Entre Dos" means "between two," which summarizes the challenges a lot of families face as they work to ensure their culture is passed on to the next generation. It's not easy, but people all over are figuring it out. So can you! Join Monika and Paula as they explore the bridge between language, culture and identity.

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¡Bienvenidos! This is Entre Dos Podcast, where moms Paula and Monika share their quest to raise bilingual kids and, along the way, talk to educators, experts, linguists and regular parents. "Entre Dos" means "between two," which summarizes the challenges a lot of families face as they work to ensure their culture is passed on to the next generation. It's not easy, but people all over are figuring it out. So can you! Join Monika and Paula as they explore the bridge between language, culture and identity.

    Your Holiday Traditions

    Your Holiday Traditions

    We’re in the midst of the holiday season and with that, all of the traditions that make them special. In this episode, we wanted to showcase traditions from our listeners, specifically the ones that help keep the heritage language and culture alive. This will be our final episode of 2019. In the meantime, find us … Continue reading "Your Holiday Traditions"

    • 8 min
    “Story & Pictures By” – A Chat with Joanna Rudnick

    “Story & Pictures By” – A Chat with Joanna Rudnick

    In this episode, we talk to Joanna Rudnick, an Emmy nominated director and producer who is currently working on a documentary exploring the power and reach of children’s picture books: “Story & Pictures By.” The film follows three contemporary children’s book authors/illustrators – Mac Barnett, Christian Robinson and Yuyi Morales – as they craft new … Continue reading "“Story & Pictures By” – A Chat with Joanna Rudnick"

    • 28 min
    ¡Descarga!

    ¡Descarga!

    In one of our earliest episodes, Spanish is like a warm croqueta, we spoke about what we had done in our homes up to that point to foster our daughter’s burgeoning Spanish. Recently, we listened to it again and it struck us how different things feel now, so we decide to record an update on … Continue reading "¡Descarga!"

    • 40 min
    Habláme Bebé: A Chat with Dr. Melissa Baralt

    Habláme Bebé: A Chat with Dr. Melissa Baralt

    We know that giving bilingual children exposure in the minority language is crucial for their language development, but for some parents speaking their heritage language to their children in an English-dominant society is challenging. In this episode, we speak to Dr. Melissa Baralt, an associate professor of applied psycholinguistics at Florida International University, and the … Continue reading "Habláme Bebé: A Chat with Dr. Melissa Baralt"

    • 23 min
    What Kind of Spanish Do You Speak? The U.S. as a Spanish-Speaking Country

    What Kind of Spanish Do You Speak? The U.S. as a Spanish-Speaking Country

    Have you ever thought of the U.S. as a Spanish-speaking country? Our guest, Emily Hunsberger, a bilingual communications professional, mom of bilingual kids, and host of Tertulia Podcast, does. In today’s episode, she spoke to us about embracing and changing the perception of Spanish spoken in the U.S. – the Spanish that our children are … Continue reading "What Kind of Spanish Do You Speak? The U.S. as a Spanish-Speaking Country"

    • 25 min
    What Kind of Spanish Do You Speak? Language and Social Perceptions

    What Kind of Spanish Do You Speak? Language and Social Perceptions

    Our perceptions about what kind of bilingual we want our kids to be are rooted in what we feel is acceptable Spanish. But where do these ideas of what is “correct” or “incorrect” come from? In this episode, we speak to Salvatore Callesano, a sociolinguistic researcher and instructor at The University of Texas at Austin, … Continue reading "What Kind of Spanish Do You Speak? Language and Social Perceptions"

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

A real situation ,

Informative, Educational, Solid

Listening to Entre Dos Podcast is like going to a class that we love! Always engaging, always informative, and with the right amount if wit and grit to make parents feel empowered and confident in their quest of raising bilingual children. Thank you Monika and Paula!
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ClaudiaSJ ,

One of my favorite podcasts

Paula and Monika consistently provide thought provoking topics regarding bilingualism. They are also fun to listen to. I normally hit play during my commute and it often feels like they’re two friends riding along with me talking about “all things bilingual.”

lissygonzalez ,

Interesante y entretenido.

Como mamá de niños bilingües siempre estoy buscando información para apoyar el bilingüismo en casa. Las temáticas siempre son interesantes y bien investigadas. Es un pod cast súper recomendable.

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