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Bilingual Siblings
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Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1 - What do we know about Bilingual Families? Chapter 2 - The Growing and Evolving Family Chapter 3 - The Sibling Relationship Chapter 4 - Age Difference, Family Size & Language Orders Chapter 5 - Gender & Language Chapter 6 - Birth Order: A Child's Position in the Family Chapter 7 - Individual Differences: Same Languages, Different Language Histories Chapter 8 - Bilingualism and Twins, Adoption, Single parents & Step-families Chapter 9 - Five Themes on Family Language Use

Introduction Chapter 1 - What do we know about Bilingual Families? Chapter 2: The Growing and Evolving Family Chapter 3- The Sibling Relationship Chapter 4 - Age Difference, Family Size & Language Orders Chapter 5 - Gender & Language Chapter 6 - Birth Order: A Child's Position in the Family Chapter 7 - Individual Differences: Same Languages, Different Language Histories Chapter 8 - Bilingualism and Twins, Adoption, Single parents & Step-families Five themes on Family Language Use

About the Author

Suzanne Barron-Hauwaert independently researches bilingual families and their language patterns. She is the author of Language Strategies for Bilingual Families: the one-parent-one-language approach (2004, Multilingual Matters). Suzanne is British, married to a Frenchman, and lives in France with their three bilingual children aged 13, 11 and 7. Suzanne advises families through Bilingual Support Groups in France and writes on education and bringing up children with two languages.

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Multilingual parents are often surprised by the different language preferences of their children. Suzanne Barron-Hauwaert shows just how dynamic the family language situation becomes with the arrival of younger siblings, thus putting the finger on an under-researched area of bilingualism research. She combines academic rigor with extensive hands-on experience and manages to present the issues with vivid descriptions and insightful comments and suggestions. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in bilingual and multilingual families.Jean-Marc Dewaele, Birkbeck College, University of LondonA resounding cheer goes out to Suzanne Barron-Hauwaert for writing this insightful, informative and truly essential book for families raising more than one child in more than one language. This book is packed with research, family profiles, an overview of various myths, personal stories, and much, much more. It is an amazing resource for anyone eager to understand why bilingual children in the same family develop along uniquely individual linguistic paths. My only regret is that this book was not around many years ago before my three children were born.Corey Heller, Editor-In-Chief of Multilingual Living Magazine

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