We Must Lift Our Children Out Of Linguistic Poverty

In an article in the Independent newspaper in the UK, Caroline Sarll believes that her attempts to raise her daughters bilingually will not go to waste.   Even with a hybrid language of Denglisch, when her girls mix their English and German, doesn’t put her off.   In other European countries, primary-aged children have four 50-minute lessons of English a week.  If only the rest of the country and the education decision-makers believed the same thing. [Read more…]