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Reka Pal

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How does bilingualism make you feel?

What do you experience when you or others around you use and switch between two languages? Please share your experiences with bilingualism.

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  • Jun 10 2012: It opens additional opportunities to enjoy good things about other cultures, that otherwise, would remain unknown. I believe that the billingual person must master his or her native language correctly, and be highly proficient at a second, or even third language. I also believe that mixing different languages in the same conversation weakens the speaker's ability to speak either language correctly over time. It would be interesting to see if everyone in the world spoke two languages, such as their native language, and an international language. It would change the world in many ways in which we can't even begin to imagine.

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