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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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Professor Angela Creese said: "The research will make a significant contribution to knowledge about the potential of multilingualism.
World Arabic Language Day is an opportunity for us to acknowledge the immense contribution of the Arabic language to universal culture and to renew our commitment to multilingualism.
Underlying this humor, however, is a serious plea by both authors not only for better translation skills, but also for teachers and learners to understand the interweaving of language and culture and the benefits that accrue from multilingualism.
The object of research is the skills and competences that are necessary in the development of one's multiculturalism and multilingualism as well as the importance of multilingualism in today's EU.
Multilingualism in mathematics classrooms; global perspectives.
Summary: United Nations - multilingualism and dialogue between civilizations are two concepts representing the UN and the values of diversity and tolerance for which Morocco is working tirelessly, said, here Thursday, Amine Chabi, an official of Morocco's Permanent Mission to the UN.
Dubai: The Community Development Authority (CDA) in partnership with the Middlesex University, Dubai, has organised a set of awareness activities, to highlight the importance of preserving Arabic as the national language and to promote multilingualism.
The European Union has stressed the multilingualism of Europe from the very beginning, from 1958, with Regulation No 1 of the Council of Ministers, which determined the four official and working languages of the European Economic Community.
Apart from failing to spell that tricky word "it", the site's much vaunted multilingualism wasn't up to much.
With the ascension of Bulgaria and Romania in 2007, European multilingualism is recognized as 23 languages.
His major foci included: multilingualism and relations that obtain between language, culture, and identity.
The third has eight contributions on 'other languages' now spoken here including Channel Island French, Chinese, Angloromany, Indic, and Caribbean and papers on multilingualism in the UK and even sign language.
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