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Are you raising bilingual/bicultural kids in Japan?

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Hi Everyone:!

I'm starting a research project about bilingualism, specifically how bicultural families in Japan approach bilingualism and child raising. I've created a survey on Survey Monkey to collect the data. If you could, I'd like to ask you to participate by filling out the survey. It is all multiple choice, and shouldn't take more than 5 minutes to complete. If you are like me, you are curious as to what other people do/did to introduce their children to English, and how successful it was.

I'll post the link to the survey below. Feel free to pass it on to anyone you think may be interested in participating, or post it on your social media accounts if you like! The more data I collect, the better the results will be.

Thanks, and feel free to drop me a line/private message if you have any questions!

Survey link;

Bilingualism at home Survey
 

Mike Cash

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Done.
 
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In case you're not aware of it: bsig

Click on both Journal and Monographs and, after ordering or downloading some PDFs, do some reading to see what has been going on in that SIG for a good 25 years.

We're in there somewhere, I'm not sure exactly where.
 
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Secondarily, you're asking people to provide somewhat personal information, including possible contact information, while you don't provide much of anything about yourself.

In order to gain trust from those you are asking to provide that info, you might want to more formally introduce yourself (real name), some of your academic background & training (maybe a relevant publication, if you have one), the school you are affiliated with, and so on.

PS--I could be wrong, but your survey seems to be coming from a very newbie POV, from someone who hasn't read much about it, or about bilingualism in Japan.
 
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