Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Being Bilingual

Is the phenomenon that researchers call the “bilingual advantage” overstated?

Is the statement “When we learn to speak a different language, we learn to see a bigger world” really true?




Is Bilingualism Really an Advantage? 

This is a very interesting article by Maria Konnikova, published in The New Yorker (January 22, 2015) with some very good points for discussion and reflection.

The New Yorker

Food for Thought:

In 1922, in “Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus” the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote: “The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.”

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