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Daily Archives: January 14, 2015

Articles on Bilingualism

For more information on the benefits of bilingualism, please review these sources.

Bilingual Education: A French Tide Rises in the U.S.
Source: Consulate General of France in Boston via News from France

Top Ten Answers for Parents about Immersion Education
Source: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition

The Bilingual Advantage
Source: The New York Times

Bilingualism good for the brain, researchers say
Source: The Los Angeles Times

Bilingual Education
Source: National Association for Bilingual Education

Bilingualism and Cognitive Development
Source: Cognitive Development Lab at York University

The Bilingual Edge: Why, When, and How to Teach Your Child a Second Language
Authors: Kendall King, Ph. D, Alison Mackey, Ph.D

Lost in Translation

I hope you will enjoy this interesting and fascinating article on how our language shapes the way we think. “If people learn another language, they inadvertently also learn a new way of looking at the world. When bilingual people switch from one language to another, they start thinking differently”……more food for thought when you are bilingual!