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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But the researchers also plan to extend their research in other populations and conduct new studies in bilingual individuals and children.
Tentative recent research findings on language and cognition suggest that bilingual individuals are better at executive control ?
The second objective's findings disclosed that bilingual individuals in Florida had a significantly different attitude toward undocumented immigrants than non-bilingual individuals.
While much relevant research concerns preparing mainstream teachers to work and support ELLs culturally and linguistically (de Jong & Harper, 2005; Hite & Evans, 2006; Honawar, 2009; Leavitt, 2013; Lucas, 2008), more study is needed to validate and consider the dual language expertise of bilingual individuals as resources to address the increasing needs of multilingual populations of children in schools.
The results did not show a significant difference between monolingual and bilingual individuals in perceptions of speakers' code-switching in a video (PCSV-LI and PCSV-UCA scores).
A study of monolingual and bilingual individuals that involved a comparison of participants who learned a second language in childhood with others who learned a second language in adulthood found no difference in the benefits associated with learning more than one language.
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.
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.
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