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Title: Multilingualism - Assessing Benefits
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Author: Michal B. Paradowski
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Institution: University of Warsaw
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics
Abstract: Benefits springing from multilingualism are numerous, therefore helping students to develop their plurilingual competence and creating learning opportunities is crucial and calls for a modern system of teacher education. This paper elucidates the verbal and nonverbal advantages of bilingualism and multilingualism.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: Paradowski MB (2011). Multilingualism – assessing benefits. In: Komorowska, Hanna (Ed.) Issues in Promoting Multilingualism. Teaching – Learning – Assessment. Warsaw: Foundation for the Development of the Education System, 357–76.
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