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Does Bilingualism Cause Language Delay? | Multilingual Living

Does Bilingualism Cause Language Delay? | Multilingual Living | Bilingualism | Scoop.it
Bilingual children = language delay? Multilingual children start speaking in the same range as monolingual children (some earlier, some later)! (Does Bilingualism Cause Language Delay?
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Language delay is what is usually expected but it is not always the case...

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Ute Limacher-Riebold's comment, August 9, 2013 5:05 PM
That's one of the myths about bilingualism (and multilingualism!)...
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It's one of the myths about bilingualism (and multilingualism)...

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languageek: Bilingualism in the Workplace:...

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languageek: “ Bilingualism in the Workplace: Advantages of Bilingualism - Found here.
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Multicultural Kid Blogs: Raising Global Citizens

Multicultural Kid Blogs: Raising Global Citizens | Bilingualism | Scoop.it
Pins from bloggers dedicated to raising global citizens (Multicultural Kids Blog: Raising Global Citizens http://t.co/wSPfH5XAW0)
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Understanding How the Brain Speaks Two Languages

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Learning to speak was the most remarkable thing you ever did. It wasn’t just the 50,000 words you had to master to become fluent or the fact that for the first six years of your life you learned about three new words per day. It was the tenses and the syntax and the entire scaffolding of grammar, not to mention the metaphors and allusions and the almost-but-not-quite synonyms.

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Humans are crude linguists from the moment of birth — and perhaps even in the womb — to the extent at least that we can hear spoken sounds and begin to recognize different combinations language sounds. At first, we don’t much care which of these phonemes from which languages we absorb, which makes sense since the brain has to be ready to learn any of the world’s thousands of languages depending on where we’re born.


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Learning to speak is the most remarkable thing we ever did. But which are the benefits of being bilingual?

Not every study out there finds benefits to bilingualism...