Category Archives: bilingal

You Are What You Speak: How Language Influences Behaviors

If our language shapes the way we think, it also impacts the way we behave. In its presentation, Keith Chen ask the question: Could your language affect your ability to save money ? The author gives various examples on how same information … Continue reading

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Life as a Bilingual: Speech Discrimination in Bilingual Infants-Psychology Today

I have summarized and commented the findings of an interesting article “Speech Discrimination in Bilingual Infants” in Psychology Today by François Grosjean, Ph.D.  Emeritus Professor of psycholinguistics, Neuchâtel University, Switzerland. Dr Grosjean is famous for his work on the holistic view of … Continue reading

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Is You Accent Ruining Your Career ?

An accent is a way of pronouncing a language in a certain group of people.. It is therefore impossible to speak without an accent. The influence of your accent on your career is not as important as it used to be … Continue reading

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Does Raising Bilingual Children Make Them Smarter ?

Learning simultaneously two languages at very young age develops certain areas of the brain that are different when a second language is acquired later in life in high school or college for example. The bilingual brain has one large area … Continue reading

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