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Bilingualism

The ability to speak two languages. In areas where two languages are common, bilingual individuals 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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Thus we conclude that the management of two spoken languages in the same modality, rather than simply a larger vocabulary, leads to the differences we observed in the Spanish-English bilinguals.
In places like El Paso, South Texas and areas like that, it may be a little easier because there is a wider applicant base of people that are bilingual," English said.
English translation Tourists confused by bilingual road signs THE HEART OF POLITICS: TORCUIL CRICHTON ON MONDAY
The Dance of the Caterpillars Bilingual Korean English
It has also been suggested that at the present time there is no scientifically defensible way to compare districts that have implemented 227 and those that have maintained bilingual programs because there was no statewide English proficiency test in place before 2001 (Rumberger & Gandara, 2003; Thompson, DiCerbo, Mahoney, & MacSwan, 2002).
Take the 'I Use Math' titles: each relates math to everyday life, from games and kitchen work to store and workshop--and each book also appears in a Spanish/English bilingual format.
The present research examined language(s)-memory relations among compound bilingual children.
Since August 2000 the Bilingual Middleschool Zurich has extended bilingual teaching to secondary education.
In recent years, the role of bilingual education as the dominant pedagogy for teaching immigrant students has been challenged by federal and state policy reforms.
But in today's global business environment, being bilingual, or better yet multilingual, broadens your career and international business options and expands your network.
In this paper we discuss the relationship between language acquisition and the process of thinking within the symbolic worldview of bilingual children.
Of course, there is often a disconnect between a law and its implementation, especially with an issue as controversial as bilingual education.
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