Video & Video Guide: Family Languages and Interests Interview
Language Learning Project
This resource illustrates:
1A) Families and language/cultural background; 1B) Families and language development goals
In this video, a teacher conducts the Family Languages and Interests Interview with a parent to gather information on their child’s language and cultural background. This interview also helps teachers think about how to talk with families about their language and learning goals for their children. The accompanying guide suggests moments in the video to pause to notice teachers’ practice, along with prompts for reflection and discussion.