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bilingual

(bī′lĭng′gwĭl)
Being able to speak and write in a semantically correct and fluent style in two languages.
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But unlike bilinguals of two spoken languages, ASL-English bilinguals can sign and speak simultaneously, allowing the researchers to test whether the need to inhibit the other language might explain the bilingual advantage.
Though the state has been "striving for years" to increase its number of bilingual emergency operators, the increasing demand for Spanish-speaking 911 call-takers is much easier to meet along the border, English added.
Mr Terry James (Letters, June 8) should consider, as others are now doing, whether early research on simultaneous, balanced bilinguals was seeing some attribute other than that conferred by second language acquisition or whether simultaneous, balanced bilingualism isn't rather exceptional in itself.
It seems these bilingual signs are doing the opposite of what signage should do - confusing, rather than informing, motorists.
Committee secretary Iolo Thomas said: "We now find ourselves in the Arfon area of Gwynedd for the first time for many, many years with the proportion of bilingual magistrates on the bench less than the percentage of bilingual members of the community whom they serve.
Whether you are a new educator looking to gain more knowledge to be able to go out there and make a difference, or a veteran teacher who needs more information about bilingual learners, you will find this book to be tremendously beneficial.
Bilingual Therapies awards various scholarships each year to speech- language pathology graduate students.
If you're bilingual and interested in being a CalCPA media expert or volunteer, contact Bill Spaniel, CalCPA's public relations manager, at bill.
Language lessons: Seattle students with limited English receive English Language Learners instruction from teachers, and native language support from bilingual instructional assistants.
My guess is there's probably general distaste for those programs in the general population, but it's certainly not as strong as in the case of the massive bilingual programs,'' Unz said.
Throughout the Proposition 227 campaign, Unz blamed bilingual education for the increasing numbers of limited-English-proficient students in California.
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