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DROP-IN & WORKSHOP on 22 September 2018

We will be running our regular workshop and drop-in & play session at the Limes, 6 Somers Road, London E17 6RX. Please not that this session will take place from 4.30 - 6.30pm - an hour later than usual. You are welcome to take part in our workshop "How to bring up children in multilingual families"in which we offer parent-to-parent tips and advice on how to deal with two or more languages in your family. Alternatively you are welcome to just pop in for a coffee or tea, chat to other parents and let the children enjoy the fantastic facilities at the Limes.

The Limes Children and Community Centre Somers Road, Walthamstow, E17 6RX



Workshops


Children in multilingual families - Workshop for Parents

Parent-to-parent tips and advice on how to deal with two or more languages in your family.


First Stages - Workshop for Parents

This workshop is for parents of children aged 0-5. This workshop can address issues from deciding which languages to speak before the baby is born, to what to do if a toddler replies only in one language.


The Teenage Years - Workshop for Parents

For parents of children from 9-12. This newly developed workshop will cover issues from choosing secondary schools, language options at secondary schools, studying and taking exams in home languages as well as providing some insights into the emotional and social changes that teenagers experience and how this might impact on multilingualism in the family.


Next Steps - Workshop for Parents

This workshop is for parents of children aged 4-8. It covers starting school, learning to read and write, and the phase when children interact more fully with the English environment. It also addresses concerns about some children who are reluctant to speak a home language.


We run regular workshop for parents using discussions and question and answer sessions to give a basic introduction to what our members have experienced to demonstrate what works for different bilingual families.

These events are run by parents for parents - not by professionals. We won't have all the answers - but we will know how it feels. Spaces at the workshops are limited, please contact us for more information or if you wish to confirm your attendance.

All workshops are free and take place from 3.45- 5.15pm at the Limes Children's and Community Centre, Somers Road, just off Walthamstow Market.

For more details or to reserve your place, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Claire on 07770 860038.

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