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Welsh Language passes the identity test: Learning Two Languages At The Same Time

Adran Ddrama ar y ffordd adref o G’dydd #joiojoiojoio yn Theatr Sherman. Sioe wych Frantic Assembly #beautifulburnout twitter.com/bryntawe/statu… — Ysgol Bryn Tawe (@bryntawe) October 24, 2012 Take a look at pics taken of @bryntawe pupils hard at work at a … Continue reading

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Being Bilingual Makes You Smarter: Bilingualism Interferes With Learning The Mother Tongue (Doesn’t It?)

Why should you learn another language? SPEAKING two languages rather than just one has obvious practical benefits in an increasingly globalized world. But in recent years, scientists have begun to show that the advantages of bilingualism are even more fundamental … Continue reading

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“We Can Do Better”: The Singapore Perspective on English

Speech by Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Former Minister Mentor and current Senior Advisor to Government of Singapore Investment Corporation at the Launch of the English Language Institute of Singapore (ELIS) on Tuesday, 6 September 2011, at the Marina Bay Sands … Continue reading

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Bilingualism is Good Brain Exercise for Kids (and Adults)

Bilingualism is Good Brain Exercise for Kids (and Adults) Patricia Kuhl Sep. 14, 2011 // 12:20 PM Source: Education Nation http://bit.ly/p5OjZl Babies are whizzes at taking in new information, especially when it comes to languages. At the University of Washington’s … Continue reading

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Speaking More Than One Language Is Good – For Your Brain

Speaking More than One Language Is Good – For Your Brain. Canadian scientists have found astonishing evidence that the lifelong use of two languages can help delay the onset of dementia symptoms by four years compared to people who are … Continue reading

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Bilingual Matters: What Bilingualism Is Not (by Professor François Grosjean)

By Professor François Grosjean François Grosjean, the author of “Bilingual: Life and Reality”, http://amzn.to/grNvY3 received his degrees up to the Doctorat d’Etat from the University of Paris, France. He started his academic career at the University of Paris 8 and … Continue reading

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