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Losing Your Parents' Language

What is it like to lose the language spoken by your parents? Michael Rosen goes to meet families in which parents and children have different mother tongues.

What's it like to lose the language spoken by your parents? Michael Rosen goes to meet families in which parents and children have different mother tongues. He meets those who have made the decision to bring their children up in English, and asks their children what it's like when your parents speak a language you can't understand. He also talks to parents who want to ensure that their language continues down the generations, and fear "losing" their children to English.

Producer Beth O'Dea.

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Mon 30 Apr 2012 23:00

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