bilingualism

  • My two alien life forms

    My Two Alien Life Forms, an amusing article in this weekend's Guardian is a timely corrective to the popular view that English is somehow carrying all before it as it spreads across Europe....

    READ MORE | 16 Sep 2012

  • Mon Esprit Partagé, My Two Minds

    Wonderful article from New Scientist that pulls together recent findings of the cognitive advantages of bilingualism. According to studies highlighted in the feature, being able to speak two languages...

    READ MORE | 28 May 2012

  • Why Bilinguals Are Smarter

    More fuel for Bilingualism as one of the most effective forms of brain training in the op-ed piece in this Sunday's New York Times. The article highlights research that now shows that that the 'interf...

    READ MORE | 20 Mar 2012

  • Speaking a second language could delay dementia by five years

    New study by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) shows that speaking a second language can delay the onset of Dementia and Alzheimer's for up to five years. Both the Telegra...

    READ MORE | 26 Feb 2011

  • A Split in Linguistic Personalities

    Wonderful language-affirming article on the Canadian CBC News web site about the identity shifts of people living in two cultures. According to researcher David Luna at Baruch College at the City Univ...

    READ MORE | 12 Aug 2010

  • Hispanics in the US: A new generation

    It would seem that Spanglish, the combination of English mixed with Spanish is truly becoming a significant force in youth culture in the U.S., according to a piece on the BBC's News site. It will be...

    READ MORE | 9 Jun 2010

  • Kindergartners switch between English, Spanish

    Bilingual Spanish-English elementary education would appear to be a win-win for both first language English speakers and first language Spanish speakers according to the latest research reported in th...

    READ MORE | 23 Feb 2010