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How does it feel to be multilingual?

Children and a teacher from a multilingual school in the UK explain how their languages interact with their identity.

Listen to Reenaz, Ana, Mandeep, Yusaf and Yumna talk about how and where they use their different languages. They demonstrate how they’d introduce themselves in one of their heritage languages and their stories shed light on their multilingual lived experience.


How does being bilingual or multilingual make you feel? If you’re monolingual, what would you like about speaking another language? What would you not like about it?

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Understanding Multilingual Children's Language Development

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