Typical Questions How does language develop in children? Which factors influence language development? What advantages does a bilingual environment offer children? Are there certain configurations which facilitate the acquisition of a foreign language? What disadvantages arise from raising children in a bilingual environment? Do children have special capacities to absorb more than one language? Is it true that children brought up in a bilingual environment learn to speak later than their mono-linguistic counterparts? Is it true that bilingual children develop certain personality structures which differ from the norm? Can children with handicaps thrive in a multilingual environment? What is the most important rule in raising bilingual children? Can older children still acquire a second or third language? What roll do parents play in the event of a multilingual education? Which problems are to be confronted by parents when raising children in a bilingual or multilingual environment? What to do when the child mixes the different languages? What to do when a child understands one language but speaks in another? What to do when a child refuses to speak a second or third language? How can one teach reading and writing? What recommendation can be made when grammar problems arise? How can one animate a child to learn a language? Which institute of formal education is most suitable to a child raised in more than one language?