An interview with Jürgen M. Meisel

Jürgen M. Meisel is Professor emeritus and former Chair of the Research Center on Bilingualism at the Universität Hamburg, as well as Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Fellow, Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary. He has been engaged in parent counselling for more than thirty-five years. He is a founding editor of the journal Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, and the author of seven books and numerous articles. Cambridge Extra asked him about his new book, Bilingual Children: a guide for parents, published by Cambridge University Press.

Interviewed by Andrew Winnard, Executive Publisher, Cambridge University Press

What motivated you to write ‘Bilingual Children’?

Soon after I had begun to study language acquisition by children growing up with two languages simultaneously, more than 30 years ago, I was . . . → Read More: An interview with Jürgen M. Meisel