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Monday, February 16, 2009

Here are some research findings on bilingual education:

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· Using two languages does not result in confusion for children but instead suggests a sign of mastery of both languages.

· Research suggests that monolingual and bilingual children meet major language developmental milestones at similar times.

· Human interaction is the best method for learning a language. Television is a fun source of secondary support.

· Bilingualism can give children certain advantages, such as greater understanding of language as an abstract system.

Source: Center for Applied Linguistics

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