Entre Dos Podcast
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¡Bienvenidos! This is Entre Dos Podcast, where moms Paula and Monika share their quest to raise bilingual kids and, along the way, talk to educators, experts, linguists and regular parents. "Entre Dos" means "between two," which summarizes the challenges a lot of families face as they work to ensure their culture is passed on to the next generation. It's not easy, but people all over are figuring it out. So can you! Join Monika and Paula as they explore the bridge between language, culture and identity.
||CleanWhat We Love: Conversation Starters||How do you get your kids to engage with you in the target language? We don’t mean utilitarian exchanges about snacks or watching five more minutes of cartoons but actual conversations about interesting topics, concepts or just life, really.||3/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Bilingual Revolution, Part II||In Part Two of our conversation with Fabrice Jaumont – a French educator, researcher and the author of the book The Bilingual Revolution – we talk about what drives parents to undertake the efforts needed to establish dual language education program||2/28/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Bilingual Revolution, Part I||Dual language education can be a good way to both sustain a cultural heritage and acquire a second language. But if you’ve spent any time looking into these programs, you may have found that they are not easy to get into or they simply don’t exist w||2/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn Heritage, Language and Identity||Are your motivations for raising bilingual children emotional or pragmatic? Maybe a little bit of both? We had an interesting conversation with Sabine Little, Lecturer in Languages Education and Researcher at the University of Sheffield,||2/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Matter of Exposure||If you’re raising bilingual children, you’ve likely heard the word exposure over and over again. We need to give our kids exposure to the target language, right? But what is exposure? How is it defined in the context of bilingualism?||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHappy Holidays! Our last episode of 2018.||Welcome to our final show of the year! In this episode, we talk about our holiday traditions and look back at the most important lessons we’ve learned so far while making the show. We are so lucky to have you as our listeners and||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMusic and Bilingualism||Music is one of the easiest ways to start building a connection to language. Even if you’re not a musical person, there’s a universality to music that makes it an effective tool for transferring knowledge. We’ve seen it in our homes. In this episo||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFamily Dynamics and Bilingualism||What does your bilingual family look like? Do you speak only the minority language at home? Do you speak both English and the target language? Do you speak English-only? In this episode, we explore how these family dynamics influence outcomes in biling.||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLearning Spanish with the Kids||This week on Entre Dos, we talk to Aileen Passariello-McAleer, of Mama-Lingua. She talks to us about her app, which is aimed at teaching both parents and kids Spanish, as well as her new book Simon Goes To School,||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBilingual Homeschooling||This week on Entre Dos, we talk to Catalina Burton, author of the blog Raising Bilingual Children. There, Catalina chronicles her experiences homeschooling her four-year-old daughter, Mia. In this episode, Catalina talks to us about her family,||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuthor Spotlight: Jorge Tetl Argueta and his library of dreams||We talked to poet and children’s book author, Jorge Tetl Argueta, about why he writes for children and his passion for promoting literacy. Argueta’s poems give us a glimpse of communities that are often misrepresented, erased, and dehumanized in U.S||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrowing Up Between Two Cultures||Paula’s cousin, Juliana, talks about her experience growing up between two cultures. Juli, as she’s affectionately known in her family, was born in the U.S. to a Colombian family. She grew up in Katy, Texas,||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat We Love: Bebé’s First Library||In this special episode, Monika and Paula share some of their favorite books in Spanish for babies and young toddlers, and give a few tips on how to choose books for the younger crowd. It’s part of a series we’ll call What We Love/Lo Que Más Nos Gu||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDecoding the Bilingual Brain: Part II||What goes on in our brains when we speak more than one language? Dr. Arturo Hernandez, a professor of psychology and Director of the Laboratory for the Neural Bases of Bilingualism at the University of Houston,||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDecoding the Bilingual Brain: Part I||What goes on in our brains when we speak more than one language? Dr. Arturo Hernandez, a professor of psychology and Director of the Laboratory for the Neural Bases of Bilingualism at the University of Houston,||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEl Mundial||The excitement of the World Cup goes beyond futbol. It’s a time every four years when for 90 minutes a stranger may become your best friend, when families and people from all walks of life gather around the television to watch their country’s team p||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRaising Bilingual Readers||Reading has many benefits for children, and for bilingual children, reading in the language you’re trying to teach them is a fun, effortless way to help develop and maintain that language. For us at Entre Dos,||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCanticos: Sharing culture and building connections through music||Music is a useful tool to expose kids to language and culture. Singing to or with your child is not only fun, it’s also a way to connect and introduce words, concepts, and sounds. Susie Jaramillo is the co-founder of Canticos,||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrambuesa or Raspberry? Expert Anny Castilla-Earls tells us what we can expect from an emergent bilingual mind||Mami, quiero raspberries. Statements like these may make you worry about your child’s grasp of the language you’re working so hard to teach him or her, but much of what worries us as parents of bilingual children is typical of their development.||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“Spanish is like a warm croqueta.”||In this episode, we talk about the joys and challenges of raising our bilingual and bi-cultural daughters. We discuss what has worked, what worries us and how dreaming in Spanish can be a cause for celebration.||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome! ¡Bienvenidos!||Welcome to the first episode of Entre Dos, the podcast about raising bilingual children! Come along with Paula and Monika as they set the stage for a show about the unique educational and cultural challenges that come with sharing language with your li.||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Como profesional en el tema de educación bilingüe y como madre criando niños bilingües o políglotas ! Me llena de felicidad escuchar estos temas llenos de valiosa información! Las felicito!
Love to see bilingualism podcasts!!!
Love love love to see more people talking about bilingualism and especially childhood bilingualism!
An Amazing Podcast For Third Culture People
I found myself laughing constantly and relating to every bit of this podcast. Growing up as a third culture kid has its challenges, but at the end of the day it is so much fun! It is worth sharing with all your friends!