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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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In this article, we explore the heterogeneity of bilingual teacher educators through our critical collaborative autoethnographies.
With dual-immersion programs burgeoning in California, school districts are competing fiercely for scarce teacher talent, bidding up compensation for bilingual educators in the manner of consulting firms recruiting new business-school graduates.
Head of the Tainan City Government's Office of English as the Second Official Language, Tien Ling-hu, said the bilingual menu has been widely supported by vendors, and has allowed for improved communication between vendors and international tourists.
With respect to children's speech as well, 40 children aged between 8 and 10 years old participated in another study, of which 20 were monolingual (BP) and 20 bilingual (BP/English).
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The researchers then experimented with language switches called code switches that are regularly heard by children in bilingual communities like "That one looks fun!
They found that bilingual infants and adults incurred a processing "cost" when hearing switched-language sentences and, at the moment of the language switch, their pupils dilated.
Listening to the voices of Latina teachers is particularly relevant in the field of bilingual education (Ochoa, 2007).
Our focus in this special issue on Preparing Bilingual Teachers explicitly, strategically, and directly addresses issues of access and resources for bilingual teacher preparation programs that extend beyond the topics of recruitment, training, and retention of bilingual teachers.
Therefore, a competent bilingual speaker who switches codes must have a sound knowledge of both L1 and L2 in terms of grammar and sentence structure.
30 September 2016 - US-based holding company China Bilingual Technology and Education Inc.
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