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The author provides a broad overview of the complexities involving teaching students in two languages at once and various possible ways to go about doing this. He also touches on the important issue of how to maintain the viability of minority languages.
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An overview of the reasons why bilingual skills are important at work and as a citizen. Includes a history of bilingual education and competence in the United States.
Ianco-Worrell, Anita. Bilingualism and Cognitive Development. Child Development Vol. 43, No. 44. 1972.
The author found that children exposed to bilingualism at an early age can learn new vocabulary in their first language more easily. The specific mechanism involved is the fact that these children are better able to understand that the way a word sounds has nothing to do with what it means.
Jennings, John. The Sputnik of the Eighties.The Phi Delta Kappan,
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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.
Padilla, Amado. Rewarding Workplace Bilingualism. Language Magazine. 2002.
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.
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