"I’m always the last one to yell ¡Wepa! Forever late to my own identity."
They'll thank you when they're older. Trust us.
If you think Spanish is a foreign language in the United States, think again.
If you thought Spanish was a foreign language in the U.S., think again.
"It is a necessity to raise our children with our roots," she said.
It is a challenge in raising a bilingual child to provide an environment where he or she can be equally exposed to both languages
I wonder why it is that his bilingualism is being celebrated while the bilingualism of the Latinx community continues to be policed and denigrated.
Montreal's French-Canadian identity is hugely significant in making Montreal Montreal. Toronto has much to celebrate, and I do not wish to detract from that. But Montreal's wonders are utterly distinctive and frankly unique not only in Canada but globally.
A high stage of expertise is a goal we must all strive for and never quit trying to achieve lest we become self-satisfied
Believing in both does not cancel out one or the other.
The word on Jhumpa Lahiri was she had moved to Italy and, after a few years of immersing herself in the language, was going to write in Italian. Had I heard this news about one of my fellow, white American, middle-class novelists, I would've shrugged and said, "Knock yourself out."