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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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How will California's decision affect bilingual education in the rest of the country?
Since the seventies, a mixture of blind faith and administrative arrogance has not only kept bilingual education afloat but made it unassailable.
The researchers relied on a noninvasive technique known as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRO to study changes in blood flow in the brains of 12 bilingual adults.
The participants - 24 French-English bilingual infants and 24 bilingual adults - were shown two photographs of familiar objects and asked to identify one.
Eventually when these bilingual children grow up, this distinctive and sophisticated skill helps them to become more proficient in switching between both languages.
Bilingual education: Reviving an American tradition.
What about being bilingual leads to these advantages?
But adequately staffing 911 call centers after background investigations, testing and vetting is already a challenge, let alone when bilingual requirements are added, said Beth English, president of the Texas chapter of the National Emergency Number Association.
Some thorough research in the Basque region of Spain by Eneko Anton and team (Basque centre for cognition brain and language) looked at bilingual and monolingual school pupils in the region and again found no bilingual advantage.
Among Scots, 47 per cent of non-Gaelic speakers found the bilingual signs were more confusing.
Wales, UK) provides an updated introduction to bilingual education, bilingualism and multilingualism.
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