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Bilingual speakers process information more efficiently and more easily than those who only speak a single language, and a new study tells us that speaking more than one language is also good for the brain.
New research indicates that for kids growing up in bilingual homes, language mixing can present short-term challenges for language acquisition and long-term benefits for cognition.
The proficiency that a bilingual person has of both languages, the context in which he speaks them or unconscious changes in their use are the factors that make people who speak Spanish and Catalan switch from one language to another.
A new study on children who are raised bilingual examined the effects on children's development of growing up speaking two languages.
How do people who speak more than one language keep from mixing them up?
There are numerous benefits of being bilingual such as an improvement in linguistic and meta linguistic abilities as well as betterment of cognitive flexibility such as divergent thinking, concept formation, verbal abilities and general reasoning.
Once likened to a confusing tower of Babel, speaking more than one language can actually bolster brain function by serving as a mental gymnasium.
It may not be obvious, but hearing two languages regularly during pregnancy puts infants on the road to bilingualism by birth.
If your French Immersion student is scratching their tÃªte over not being able to think of the English word for sifflet or the French word for keyboard, a University of Alberta researcher has a sage piece of advice.
By Grayson, J Paul Au Canada, plusieurs universites prennent des mesures pour recruter des immigrants ou leurs enfants et satisfaire leurs besoins- et parmi eux plusieurs ont l'anglais comme langue seconde.
- To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
- To scribble, jot.