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Maija’s World

Laura has recently been attending the online course on Multilingual Practices from the University of Groningen. She was inspired to take the course as she is raising her kids trilingual and wanted to get some more perspective to the topic of multilingualism. Laura: ‘It was so inspiring to connect with students all around the world…

De taaltwivel fan studint Hoeke Tamme

Written by: prof. dr. G.T. (Goffe) Jensma Goffe Jensma is professor of Frisian Language and Culture and director of studies of the BA Minorities & Multilingualism and MA Multilingualism at the University of Groningen.  In this opinion piece, that was published in Friesch Dagblad, he explains the linguistic insecurity that many Frisians face and the…

My experience of raising a bilingual child

Written by: Milada Walkova Martina the Explorer My eldest daughter Martina was four when we moved to Groningen in the north of the Netherlands from Slovakia, our home country. Four is the age when most Dutch children start basisschool (primary school), so she enrolled in a local school, as well. We were a bit concerned…

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