Children who appreciate other cultures help bring communities together. Sarah Wiesemes and Sarah Barrett share their top tips for developing multilingual citizens.
About the author:
Sarah Wiesemes is a Year 6 teacher, MFL and EAL coordinator at Bramcote Hills Primary School in Nottingham. She is passionate about languages at primary school and creating an international learning environment for young people. She believes strongly in looking for opportunities for EAL children to share their home languages at school.
Sarah Barrett is a multilingual mum and started her own business Lingotastic in 2014 to encourage and support family language learning. She is married to Maik and they have three multilingual children. You can read their blog on www.lingotastic.co.uk