Bilingual is Better

Study Suggests that Learning a Language Can Make Your Brain Grow from The New York Daily News — More proof that learning a new language is a great way to keep the brain healthy!

5 Cool Places to Learn a Foreign Language Abroad by CNN — Too bad I already speak Spanish because all of this sound absolutely fascinating. Maybe I should check out the option that will allow me to learn Italian?

8 Things We Love About Being in a Spanish Immersion School from Mami Talks — Check out what our friend Dariela is loving about her son’s first year in a Spanish Immersion school. I’m jealous!

Mom’s Depression Alters Baby Language Learning by Stephanie Pappas from Live Science — I wonder how this affects bilingualism?

On Speaking Spanish: An Open Letter to Our New Teacher from Multilingual Mania — This letter is a must read! I guess I’ve been very lucky because I’ve been faced with nothing but support from all of Vanessa’s (monolingual) teachers when I’ve told them I’m raising her bilingual. Unfortunately, that doesn’t seem to be the case for everybody else.

Americans Falling Behind in Foreign Language Skills from The Press Democrat — I love it when even a teenager realizes how far behind we are in this country when it comes to being bilingual. An inspiring and encouraging essay!

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