Top 10 problems of growing up multilingual
Although it may sound to some like a dream, being brought up multilingual can have its downsides. Trilingual journalist Anna Pujol-Mazzini lists ten of the most common problems.
Friends telling you to stop 'showing off' - After a year of studying in the UK, I went back home to Italy for Christmas. By now accustomed to British politeness, whenever someone brushed past me I would turn around without thinking and say “sorry!” My Italian friends would then turn around and say: “Stop showing off just because you speak another language.”