An Interview with Xiao-lei Wang, author of Maintaining Three Languages

This month we published Maintaining Three Languages by Xiao-lei Wang which explores her experience of bringing up teenagers multilingually. We asked Xiao-lei a few questions about her book. What makes your book different from others that have been published before? There are numerous ways in which my new book differs from other books currently on the market. Due to space limit, I … Continue reading An Interview with Xiao-lei Wang, author of Maintaining Three Languages

The Pleasure of Raising Multilingual Children

Last month we published Raising Multilingual Children by Julia Festman, Gregory J. Poarch and Jean-Marc Dewaele. In this post, Jean-Marc discusses his own experience of bringing up a multilingual daughter and explains what inspired him and his co-authors to write the book.   Parents everywhere in the world want the best for their children. It means … Continue reading The Pleasure of Raising Multilingual Children

Celebrating the 20th volume in the Parents’ and Teachers’ Guides book series

The publication earlier this month of Coreen Sears’ book Second Language Students in English-Medium Classrooms marks the 20th book in the Parents’ and Teachers’ Guides series. Here, the series editor, Colin Baker, tells the story of the development of the series. The series started with a challenged conscience and a dream in the early 1990s. I was writing academic … Continue reading Celebrating the 20th volume in the Parents’ and Teachers’ Guides book series

Books for Parents

Over the next few months we are publishing two books aimed at parents with multilingual children. In February we are publishing Language Strategies for Trilingual Families by Andreas Braun and Tony Cline. Then in April we are publishing the 4th edition of Colin Baker’s A Parents’ and Teachers’ Guide to Bilingualism. Both books examine the challenges facing … Continue reading Books for Parents