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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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This Project Incorporates The Procurement, Manufacture, Supply, Management, And Delivery Of Bi-Lingual Interpretative Signage And Stands (Where Applicable), At 12 No.
Although we are emphasizing for more bi-lingual representation within our organization, we are campaigning for any caring and dedicated adult who wants and can make the commitment to serve a child in foster care.
This is another example of the many benefits of being bi-lingual.
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.
Boston Logan International Airport announced it has deployed the latest in next-generation digital signage, the Tensator Virtual Assistant as its bi-lingual Virtual Greeter, to inform and guide millions of passengers quickly and efficiently through the Terminal E security checkpoint.
The BCI said 14 of the funded items are Irish and bi-lingual projects.
Seemann (a multi-lingual native of Germany and retired Florida attorney expert in German poetry, epigrams and aphorisms), "Variety Is The Spice Of Life: 445 German Epigrams and Aphorisms from the 11th to the 20th Centuries in German and English" is a 134-page bi-lingual compendium drawing from the writings of 131 authors.
We should have bi-lingual signs etc but this narrow-minded nationalistic outlook on all things Welsh is ludicrous.
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.
A team of bi-lingual Joico artists introduced the line to an audience of more than 400.
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.