What does Bilingual mean?

An individual who is bilingual is able to utilize more than one language, although their proficiency may vary within all the language dimensions such as reading, writing and understanding. Because young children are uniquely designed to learn languages, many parents make a concerted effort to help their child learn a second language when they are young to increase fluency and eliminate a foreign accent.

Individuals who are bilingual argue their ability to speak two languages helps them view the world differently. Specifically, they claim to feel comfortable in a broader range of social situations. Experts claim speaking two languages can also increase an individual's cognitive functions as well as increase a worker's ability to find employment. Learning specific languages such as Spanish and Chinese may become a valuable asset in the future as we see the increased globalization of the U.S. economy.

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