ERIC Number: EJ490930
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Bilingualism and Early Language Acquisition--Great Assets.
Cataldi, Ricardo J.
NASSP Bulletin, v78 n564 p62-64 Oct 1994
Growing up bilingual can have many positive effects. Research and anecdotal evidence suggests that experience with two language systems builds mental flexibility, superior concept formation, and a more diversified set of mental abilities. To encourage bilingualism, schools must teach foreign languages earlier and more efficiently, nurture bilingual students' skills, and encourage employees to study a language and attend seminars on foreign cultures. (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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