Languages and penalties

When I was speaking last June in Entebbe, Uganda, at the Congress of the Society of More

The Sima effect

Why different questions produce different answers (not only in bilingualism research) I don’t know how many More

Multilingual lives

When I found out by chance, just a few weeks ago, that the date mentioned on More

Census 2021

An opportunity to acknowledge multilingualism As four researchers in Linguistics working in the UK, we have More

Myths and Misconceptions in Multilingualism

In the early 1990s, after the fall of the Berlin Wall and lifting of travel restrictions, More

Education is much more than just going to school and bilingualism is an important part of it

There is hardly an idea as deeply ingrained and universally shared across academia as the belief More

What Peppa Pig can teach us about bilingualism (and systematic reviews cannot)

I am a fan of Peppa Pig. Unlike fairy-tales of magic castles and princesses it depicts More

Healthy Linguistic Diet

One of the things that I miss most in the current debates on bilingualism is the More

Thomas Bak: Language lessons to help protect against dementia

Hardly a month passes by without press reports of new wonder drugs offering glimmers of hope More