Are They Sponges? Do Children Learn Languages Faster Than Adults?

When we moved to Barcelona, we had a big decision to make about our children’s education. They could go to an English-speaking school where they would speak primarily English and learn some Spanish; or they could go to a school where the primary language is Catalan, and they would have some instruction in Spanish and … More Are They Sponges? Do Children Learn Languages Faster Than Adults?

Our Lives in Barcelona: Things We’ve Learned So far

  We’ve been living in Barcelona for a few months now, and we’re learning all the important things, like how to say “thank you,” “good morning,” and “doughnut” in Spanish and Catalan, that sandwiches are a breakfast food, and restaurants don’t serve dinner until it’s our bedtime. We’re also learning other important things like how … More Our Lives in Barcelona: Things We’ve Learned So far