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The Intellectual Power of Bilingualism


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The Intellectual Power of Bilingualism

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Title: The Intellectual Power of Bilingualism
Author: Diaz, Rafael M.
Subject: bilingual education
Date: 1984-09-30
Publisher: SW Hispanic Research Inst.
Series: Working Paper Series;108
Description: This working paper argues that growing up with two languages is an asset to children's intellectual development. The paper reports linguistic and cognitive advantages observed in bilingual children and discusses the processes through which bilingualism might have a positive effect on children's intelligence. The paper concludes with a plea to support bilingual educational efforts in the Southwest.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1928/20248

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