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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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.
Based on empirical evidence, in bilingual individuals one language depends on the other (Bialystok, 2007, 2010; Cummins, 2005).
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.
Additionally, research from linguistics suggests that when bilingual individuals switch languages, the way they experience emotions changes as well.
Nonetheless, it is essential that translation be conducted by at least two bilingual individuals who understand culturally specific language use and expressions in both English and the target language.
Consequently, self-employment within an enclave does not bring higher returns and discourages English-versed bilingual individuals from the labor market, which leads to the first hypothesis:
The course is expected to train bilingual individuals to begin careers in the financial services industry.
In my experience the most successful bilingual individuals have studied English overseas, and thus are able to understand nuances, jokes, and body language.
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