We all know that kids pick up new languages quickly, but helping your child become bilingual can be more tricky than it sounds — especially if you don’t speak another language yourself. We’ll talk with two Georgetown University linguists about the myths and misconceptions surrounding language learning and hear about their experiences teaching their own children.

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  • Alison Mackey Associate Professor of Linguistics, Georgetown University; Co-author, "The Bilingual Edge: Why, When, and How to Teach Your Child a Second Language" (Collins)
  • Kendall King Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University; Co-author, "The Bilingual Edge: Why, When, and How to Teach Your Child a Second Language" (Collins)

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