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2012-03-15 23:28:25

Bilingual immigrants are healthier than immigrants who speak only one language.

2011-12-01 18:44:19

Children's reasoning about language and race can take unexpected turns.

2011-09-02 11:53:01

It is not easy for those school pupils who, besides being adolescents, are immigrants.

2011-02-18 13:41:52

Infants raised in households where Spanish and Catalan are spoken can discriminate between English and French just by watching people speak, even though they have never been exposed to these new languages before.

2009-07-08 08:48:06

A new study carried out at the University of Haifa sheds light on how first and second languages are represented in the brain of a bilingual person.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.