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Now You Know

Tiga bulan terakhir ini banyak peristiwa terjadi di Inggris. Awalnya di bulan Maret ada serangan teroris di jembatan Westminster di London. Tidak lama kemudian, ada serangan bom di Manchester. Lalu ada serangan malam hari di London Bridge. Seminggu setelahnya, terjadi kebakaran hebat flat 24 lantai Grenfell Tower diikuti dengan serangan terhadap komunitas muslim di London Utara. Nyawa manusia yang melayang ya banyak, belum lagi korban luka-luka. Continue reading “Now You Know”

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6 Years of Raising an Indonesian-English Bilingual Child

My child celebrated his 6th birthday 4 months ago, marking my six years of effort to raise him as a bilingual of Indonesian and English language. The road is still long, and I’m not an expert in language, let alone children language development. What I’ve been doing to ensure I achieve my goal is studying some literature followed my numerous improvisations to adjust to characters and surroundings because I would like to do it without giving any pressures to my child. Here is how I started and what I have personally observed through a series of events. Continue reading “6 Years of Raising an Indonesian-English Bilingual Child”