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  • Aug 17, 2011
  • 02:37 PM

Opinion: Why is Bilingualism Seen as Un-American?

Roxana A. Soto / Fox News
I grew up bilingual (believe it or not, I went to a dual language immersion school back in Peru) and am a language lover, so I’ve never really understood America’s monolingual preference. Especially when there is so much research backing the fact that bilingualism is good for us: Not only are there the obvious job market advantages, but it’s been linked to everything from better multi-tasking to delaying the effects of Alzheimer’s.

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