Jeffrey Nelson

Author's details

Name: Jeffrey Nelson
Date registered: June 21, 2013
URL: http://livingbilingual.com

Biography

Jeffrey Nelson is a bilingual husband, father, and author who writes about raising a bilingual child as a non-native speaker, bilingualism in general, bilingual countries, and notable bilingual people at LivingBilingual.com. He married his Mexican princess and embarked on his bilingual journey about four years ago. He currently lives in the Midwestern United States with his wife and their child, Liam.

Latest posts

  1. The Bilingual Businessman: The Future Of Business — August 28, 2013
  2. What Does It Mean To Speak More Than One Language? — August 14, 2013
  3. 5 Ways To Keep Your Little Language Learners Motivated! — July 25, 2013
  4. Raising Bilingual Children in a Non-Native Language Challenge #2 — July 9, 2013
  5. Raising Bilingual Children as a Non-Native Speaker: The Challenges — June 26, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. 5 Ways To Keep Your Little Language Learners Motivated! — 32 comments
  2. Raising Bilingual Children as a Non-Native Speaker: The Challenges — 18 comments
  3. Raising Bilingual Children in a Non-Native Language Challenge #2 — 18 comments
  4. What Does It Mean To Speak More Than One Language? — 16 comments
  5. The Bilingual Businessman: The Future Of Business — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

The Bilingual Businessman: The Future Of Business

With the recent research regarding bilingualism all being favorable, I can only imagine that bilingualism will become more of the norm going forward. Countries such as England are already rolling out legislation to encourage foreign language learning. With England jumping in head first for 2014, I believe other English-speaking countries will follow suit. Certain states …

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What Does It Mean To Speak More Than One Language?

speaking languages multilingual versus monolingual

I’ve actually been getting asked lately what it means to speak more than one language. Questions like “Do you think I’m bilingual?” and “When did you consider yourself bilingual?” Due to this peer-pressure, I went ahead and took a stab at answering this question. The results were fairly surprising… As I mentioned, I threw up …

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5 Ways To Keep Your Little Language Learners Motivated!

Motivation is very important in language learning whether it be an adult or a child. If a child doesn’t have any reason to learn their heritage or second language, they will generally resist and/or give up. Certain techniques are very helpful when trying to pass down a heritage language to a child. I will cover …

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Raising Bilingual Children in a Non-Native Language Challenge #2

In our first installment of raising children in a non-native language, I talked about the vocabulary gap between non-natives and their newly-minted environment with their “plus one.” This if you didn’t get a chance to read that post go ahead and check it out. I’m fairly biased, considering I wrote it, but I think it’s …

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Raising Bilingual Children as a Non-Native Speaker: The Challenges

Raising bilingual children as a non-native speaker of the language is an interesting endeavor. Fortunately, I have it better than some; my wife is a native speaker. It’s commonly understood that this is a huge benefit and, well, it is. While it is a huge benefit in the overall process, unique situations still exist for the one actually speaking …

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