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Personal experiences learning more than one language

People talk about their own experiences

In this step, we spoke to parents, educators and people who grew up with more than one language themselves.

We asked them about their own experiences of growing up with more than one language, or to tell us about how the young children in their care manage with more than one language.

While watching, note down in your observation journal anything that you find interesting or surprising, or something that you hadn’t considered before.

  • Which experiences match your expectations of how very young children learn more than one language?

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English in Early Childhood: Learning Language Through Play

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