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The author believes that the world will become more and more connected, a contention that has since been proved. In such a globalized world, there will be a distinct economic advantage for the bilingual individual as well as for countries that promote language skills.
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The author argues that there are numerous benefits to the workplace that encourages bilingualism. These include higher productivity as well as better workplace relationships.
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A news story on the growing trend of parents enrolling their very young children in schools that teach multilingualism.