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Plurilingual parenting: why many experts think families who speak multiple languages should just go with the flow

By Max Antony-Newman, Lecturer in Education Studies, Sheffield Hallam University
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Many of us live not just in diverse societies, but what anthropologist Steven Vertovec terms “super-diverse” societies. More and more people are moving around and bringing their languages and cultures with them.

In the UK, 20% of school children are multilingual. They speak at least one other language in addition to English.

Parents, of course, have a lot on their…The Conversation


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