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see bilingualismbilingualism,
ability to use two languages. Fluency in a second language requires skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing, although in practice some of those skills are often considerably less developed than others.
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The benefits of being bi-lingual include improving the grammar of your mother tongue, boosting brain power and warding off dementia.
So we are looking at students who are not just bi-lingual but bi-literate.
The users can find their destination with a call to the bi-lingual operators, who will be able to locate them and direct them via voice-guided interactive maps.
Ideal candidates are bi-lingual self-starters desiring home-based employment.
This bi-lingual production in Gujarati and English is written by Jez Simons, RSC Writer and Directors Award winner for 1996 whose TV credits include EastEnders, Emmerdale and Dream Team.
Mexican Light: Healthy Cuisine For Today's Cook" by Kris Rudolph (owner of the El Buen Cafe in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico), is a bi-lingual cookbook that features a compendium of fifty delicious recipes that are presented side-by-side on facing pages with Spanish on the left and English on the right The focus is on pre-Columbian Mexican cuisine that was low in fat and high in fiber and vitamins.
Presented in a bi-lingual English/Chinese edition, MUSLIMS IN CHINA is a top pick for college-level collections.
Going forward, a full-time bi-lingual Director will be named to manage day-to-day operations of the WHCC.
Highly recommended for school and community library Bi-Lingual collections for ages 6 to 10, Follow Your Dreams/De Asas aos Seus Sonhos is very highly recommended for all young readers as an inspiring tale of pursuing a dream and the amazing accomplishments of what may come from such persistence.
A bi-lingual telephone service designed to help heart and diabetes patients stay healthy is being launched in Birmingham today.
I learned that even long after puberty, you can still stare at a CD cover for six hours straight with a daft, adoring grin on your face But most astonishingly of all, I learned that not only am I now pure dead cultured, but it turns out that I am also bi-lingual.
The schoolchildren have also had the opportunity to learn Welsh as the script is bi-lingual.