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5 Studies Prove Bilinguals Benefit Employers in More Ways Than One

5 Studies Prove Bilinguals Benefit Employers in More Ways Than One | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Speaking two languages is good for your mental health.
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Multilingual people make better employees because their brains are structured differently —

Multilingual people make better employees because their brains are structured differently — | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Speaking a different language—whether it’s your grandparents' tongue or high-school Spanish—fundamentally changes the structure of your brain. Put a bunch of these malleable minds together in a company, and you create the potential for some truly original thinking. We already know that businesses thrive on the diversity of ideas created by a multicultural workforce. Multicultural awarenes
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Bilingualism – Links to Various Research Articles

Bilingualism – Links to Various Research Articles | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
  I have been reading many articles on bilingualism in the last month or so.  There is research in a variety of different areas: the value (or not) of bilingualism what bilingualism does (or doesn’t do) to the structure of […]
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Common Misconceptions about Bilingualism

Common Misconceptions about Bilingualism | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
In the InterNations Expat Blog, guest author Chontelle addresses some common misconceptions about bilingualism, especially those regarding bilingual kids.
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Does bilingualism influence cognitive aging?

Does bilingualism influence cognitive aging? | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Recent evidence suggests a positive impact of bilingualism on cognition, including later onset of dementia. However, monolinguals and bilinguals might have different baseline cognitive ability. W
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Multilingual Learning for a Globalised World - Online Course

Multilingual Learning for a Globalised World - Online Course | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
This free online course will explore multilingual education and how it can impact and improve education and even wider society.
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New Ways of Seeing: How Multilingualism Opens Our Eyes and Trains Our Minds for a Complex World

New Ways of Seeing: How Multilingualism Opens Our Eyes and Trains Our Minds for a Complex World | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Global non-profit organization. The leading force in forging closer ties between Asia and the West through arts, education, policy and business outreach.
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The Superior Social Skills of Bilinguals

The Superior Social Skills of Bilinguals | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Yet another benefit to speaking multiple languages.
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Learning, speaking a second language aids attention and focus

Learning, speaking a second language aids attention and focus | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Researchers in England have identified new cognitive advantages to bilingualism. People who speak two languages are better able to maintain attention and focus.
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People who speak 2 dialects share a cognitive advantage with bilingual people @mashable.com

People who speak 2 dialects share a cognitive advantage with bilingual people @mashable.com | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
via WordLink - There has been a lot of research to back up the idea that people who use two or more languages everydayexperience significant advantages.
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Systematically switching between any two forms of language seems to provide the mind with the extra stimulation.
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The Superior Social Skills of Bilinguals

The Superior Social Skills of Bilinguals | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Yet another benefit to speaking multiple languages.
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Multilingualism – the norm in a 21st Century global society - Education & Schools Resources - Cambridge University Press

Multilingualism – the norm in a 21st Century global society - Education & Schools Resources - Cambridge University Press | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it

"we need to embrace multilingualism as the new 'normal’. ...

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Yes!  Read the article, and see if you don't agree!

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Bilingual people twice as likely to recover from a stroke

Bilingual people twice as likely to recover from a stroke | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
40 per cent of bilingual patients regained normal function following a stroke, compared with just 20 per cent of those who spoke only one language
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Even the headline of this article shows the benefits of knowing AT LEAST 2 languages!

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Language Training Speaks to Improved Business Results

Language Training Speaks to Improved Business Results | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Having workers who can speak and work in non-native tongues is important to organizations competing in an increasingly global economy, whether that involves attorneys dealing with international clients or a hotel's custodial staff interacting with guests.
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The Bilingual Revolution on Capitol Hill for Language Advocacy Day –

The Bilingual Revolution on Capitol Hill for Language Advocacy Day – | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Keynote Speech during Language Advocacy Day at Washington DC
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Enforcing Monolingualism, Endangering Multilingualism

Enforcing Monolingualism, Endangering Multilingualism | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Every language is an asset; it carries the wisdom of elders, history, and memories. Based on the rich linguistic diversity and multilingualism, accommodating
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Policy Papers | Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies (MEITS)

Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies (MEITS). A flagship project to revitalize Modern Languages and shape UK language policy by showing how multilingualism can empower individuals and transform societies.
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The Relationship of Bilingualism Compared to Monolingualism to the Risk of Cognitive Decline or Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis - UCL Discovery

The Relationship of Bilingualism Compared to Monolingualism to the Risk of Cognitive Decline or Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis - UCL Discovery | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
UCL Discovery is UCL's open access repository, showcasing and providing access to UCL research outputs from all UCL disciplines.
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How Britain's monolingualism will hold back its economy after Brexit

How Britain's monolingualism will hold back its economy after Brexit | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
The cultivation of language experts in post-Brexit Britain is essential if it wants to connect with fresh markets overseas.
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There's Even More Scientific Proof Bilingual Kids Are Smarter

Thanks, Mom and Dad.
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Bilingual toddlers better at solving certain problems

Bilingual toddlers better at solving certain problems | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
By Kathryn Doyle(Reuters Health) – Toddlers who already speak two languages are better than their peers at a particular kind of problem solving that
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Even as an adult, learning a second language changes your brain

Even as an adult, learning a second language changes your brain | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Conventional wisdom suggests it may well be easier to learn a second language as a child than as an adult. But for adults who do take the linguistic leap, what sort of factors influence how well they acquire another tongue? In a new study published this week by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researcher
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Letter: What is value of learning a language?

Letter: What is value of learning a language? | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
As a German and French speaker, a former middle and high school language teacher, and a teacher educator at Concordia College who prepares future world language...
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No value in being monolingual.
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Francois Grosjean - Home

Francois Grosjean - Home | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Francois Grosjean, François Grosjean, Grosjean, psycholinguistics, language processing, bilingualism, biculturalism, sign language, aphasia, applied linguistics, BIMOLA, language processing in aphasics, prosodic structures, second language grammar checking, Life with two languages, Bilingualism: Language and Cognition
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The first language you learn hard-wires your brain forever

The first language you learn hard-wires your brain forever | Say NO to Monolingualism | Scoop.it
Canadian researchers have discovered that being briefly exposed to a language early in life influences how an individual's brain deals with another language many years later.
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So, folks, LEARN _any_ language. It stays with you!  Please read.

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