Tag Archives: Multilingualism

Living Abroad: In What Language Do You Feel Emotions ?


I came across this interesting article about some studies on languages used by multilingual third culture kids (TCKs) to express various emotions in different situations. Language is strongly tied to identity and when we speak more than one language the one we chose to … 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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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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