Bilingual Person

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Bilingual Person

A person with the ability to speak two languages. In areas where two languages are common, bilingual persons are often paid more to do the same jobs as monolingual persons because they are able to service more customers with less difficulty.
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A bilingual individual uses both languages actively, even when only one language is being used in a monolingual context (Bialystok, 2007, 2010).
This technique involves four steps: (1) forward-translation of the English instrument into the target language by a bilingual individual, (2) back-translation of the translated instrument into English by another bilingual individual, (3) comparative review of the original English and back-translated English versions of the instrument for any inconsistencies, and (4) revision of the translated instrument through collaborative work by the bilingual translators (and possibly additional bilingual individuals).
This effort to form values in Quechua illustrates the cerebral processes of a bilingual individual.
In fact, a bilingual individual versed in English may be at a disadvantage when compared to entering a non-enclave market.
In stage 1 I selected one prelingually deaf bilingual individual who translated the scale items into ASL.
com returns value by providing a network of thirty-seven bilingual individual radio station Web sites.
The Court Interpretation Act of 1978 mandated certification for Federal Court interpreters, recognizing that because of the complexity and uniqueness of court terminology, the average bilingual individual lacks court appropriate skills.
However, it has since been demonstrated that bilingual individuals perform better, compared with monolinguals, on tasks that require attention, inhibition and short-term memory, collectively termed "executive control.
We see companies mainly using multicultural data in the B2C realm, like a cable company reaching out to bilingual individuals for international channels," says Bailey.
Health professionals and support staff will include bilingual individuals (English/Chinese) to best serve the area's residents.
An UCAC teaching union spokeswoman said: "Ysgol Morgan Llwyd is taking its duties to create well-educated bilingual individuals seriously, and most parents will appreciate that.
Bilingual individuals not only have dual linguistic and literary skills but also possess additional cognitive skills and awareness about language.
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