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.
Well, let us know we had been horribly mistaken, as there are phenomena that happen in the mind of the bilingual individual.
They go from definitions like Grosjean's (1985), totally referred to contexts in which bilingualism occurs in a society, and Hornberger's (2003), more easily adaptable to a diversity of contexts: According to Grosjean a bilingual individual uses two languages regularly in his or her daily life.
In stage 1 I selected one prelingually deaf bilingual individual who translated the scale items into ASL.
It posits that reading performance is particularly hampered when the bilingual individual has deficits in both languages.
It is also possible that the mother tongue, whether it is dominant or not for the bilingual individual, can be Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, or any one of the world's languages, virtually all of which are represented by immigrant populations in the United States.
What are the ethical dilemmas when a monolingual English speaker hires a bilingual individual to conduct interviews in a language other than English?
com returns value by providing a network of thirty-seven bilingual individual radio station Web sites.
But the researchers also plan to extend their research in other populations and conduct new studies in bilingual individuals and children.
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